University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Michael Whalen

Casas Grandes

Archaeology in Northern Mexico

By: Paul Minnis and Michael Whalen

“the great difficulty being in determining where the remains of these people [of Cases Grander] ceased, and those of ruder and probably hostile though kindred tribes began.” Blackiston 1908:282 The spectacular ruins of Casas Grandes in northern Mexico (see map on inside front cover) stand in stark contrast to the common image of the prehistoric […]