History of the Site Name
The site was named by the landowner, Jane Dillard, for its location on the highest ridge on Indian Camp Ranch.
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Site Boundary Description
Site 5MT10711 is part of a cluster of five Ancestral Pueblo sites on the westernmost ridge at Indian Camp Ranch. Sites with primary Basketmaker III components are 5MT2032 and 5MT10714 across a driveway to the southeast and 5MT10713 adjacent and south of t
Site Composition and Layout
5MT10711 is a mid to late Basketmaker III (A.D. 570-725) hamlet in the north central portion of a cluster of three to four adjacent hamlets. Identified on the surface were three middens and two sections of non-contiguous slab-lined roomblock. Construction
Cultural Affiliation and Date Range of Occupation
Approximately 6 miles west of Cortez, Colorado, on the west side of a driveway at the end of County Road K.
Private Property, Indian Camp Ranch Lot 6, Jane Dillard}
Years of Crow Canyon Excavation
Percent Excavated by Crow Canyon
State of Colorado Archaeological Permits were obtained for each field season (2016-2017) to conduct archaeological research.
|2013-48||State of Colorado Survey and Testing Permit|
|2016-3||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|
|2016-4||State of Colorado Survey and Testing Permit|
|2017-4||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|