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What is the difference between a kiva and a pithouse?
A pithouse was a habitation structure built entirely or partially underground. A kiva is a room (sometimes underground) used for religious purposes. When designating an ancient room as a kiva, archaeologists make assumptions about the room's original functions and how those functions may be similar to or differ from kivas used in modern practice (by modern-day Pueblo Indians). ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Gilbert Douglas Glennie written?
Gilbert Douglas Glennie has written: 'Replication of an A.D. 800 Anasazi pithouse in southwestern Colorado' -- subject(s): Homes and haunts, Pueblo Indians, Indians of North America, Antiquities ...
Asked in Landforms
What are facts about plateau?
I know the ansewr to your question, the plateau were one of the best weavers of all the natives! Another one is the house they lived in for the winter months were called a pithouse. The pit house was a dug out hole in the ground beside a bank of a creek and the roof was a dome like shape. They got in this pit house by a hole in the roof which had a ladder coming down lots of...
Asked in History of the United States
Why do people build pithouses the way they build it?
A pithouse (pit house) uses natural land features, such as a depression of ground in front of a bank or slope of land, to build a protective enclosure for people or animals. The slope of land forms one "side" of the house and is a natural wind break. Poles set at four corners in front of the slope can then be blocked (such as fencing) or covered (roof and walls). During warm weather, the slope provides coolness from exposed ground at...
Asked in Shopping
When are you going to write ricky ricotta's mighty robot vs the naughty night crawlers from Neptune and the un-penguins from Pluto?
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Asked in Birthdays
What are 15 uses of old birthday cards?
There are many ways to reuse birthday cards: Make gift tags for presents Make a gift box Make a notebook or portfolio Make a gift pouch Make bookmarks Use the cards for decoupage Make scrapbooks Make a collage Make placemats or coasters Make postcards Make a puzzle Make covered clothespins Make magnets Make mason jar toppers Make labels for storage boxes Make frames Make ornaments Use as toppers on cupcakes Make a collage wreath Make notepads ...