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Kin Tiel, Zuni Ancestral Puebloan Culture, North Eastern Arizona

Data for this model from Victor Mindeleff's 1891 topographic plan drawing and William N. Morgan's plan drawing in his ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE OF THE SOUTHWEST, University of Texas, Austin, 1994, and from A STUDY OF PUEBLO ARCHITECTURE: TUSAYAN AND CIBOLA, by Victor Mindeleff, Eighth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1886-1887, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891.

KinTielGate

Ancient gateway in Kin Tiel ruins, drawn by Henry Hobart Nichols for Victor Mindeleff's report, 1891.

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    Computer model looking east.
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  • In this view, the two-room-deep entrance gate into Kin Tiel's interior (shown above in H.H. Nichols' drawing) is visible in the lower right corner of the outer wall.
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