Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site
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Temporary Site closure due to Dog Head fire.
See note below.
Site features and attributes:
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1. Represents only pre-European culture (1313-1425)
2. One of the larger canyon villages of its time
3. Agua Fria Rio Grande glazeware found here first
4. Broad variety of pottery traditions
5. Round and rectangular kivas
6. Hundreds of tree ring dates from well-preserved
7. Coursed adobe and masonry both used throughout the
8. Turkeys kept in rooms, not outdoor enclosures
9. Considered an ancestral site by some Pueblo of Isleta
10. Likely to have been primarily Tiwa
11. Data base of artifacts to be linked to a map of roomblocks
12. National Register of Historic Places listing since 2005
Self-guided trail: always open (dawn to dusk)
Museum: open Weekends, May through October
National Register of Historic Places
Our mountain lion
The Friends of Tijeras Pueblo sponsor a monthly lecture at the Sandia Ranger Station.
The 13 September 2016 Lecture will be announced later this summer.
IMPORTANT - June 19, 2016
Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site is temporarily closed due to fire restrictions
within the Sandia Ranger District. AllNational Forest System lands, roads and trails
within the boundaries of the Sandia Ranger District south of Interstate 40 are closed.
We will update this notice when the forest is open again.
The Friends are always looking for additional volunteers to staff the museum,
help with site tours, interpretive trail maintenance, garden weeding and watering,
and nearly any activity you can imagine--indoors or out! If you are interested
in volunteering your time, please call Kym Campbell at 505.286.3616. We would love
to hve you join us.
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