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Analysis Of Ties, Tie Systems, And Attachment Methods Of Fibrous Sandals Of Tsegi Phase (Pueblo Iii) Kayenta Branch, From Tsegi Canyon, Arizona, Diana Law Christensen May 1993

Analysis Of Ties, Tie Systems, And Attachment Methods Of Fibrous Sandals Of Tsegi Phase (Pueblo Iii) Kayenta Branch, From Tsegi Canyon, Arizona, Diana Law Christensen

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Forty-three Pueblo III sandals and sandal fragments from four sites in Tsegi Canyon, Arizona, were analyzed to develop tie terminology, identify possible correlation of tie system to sandal construction, and identify characteristics for future tie research. Each piece of sandal tie cordage was analyzed for tie system type, tie attachment method, and tie cordage structure.

Three overall tie systems were found: toe-heel tie systems (nine sandals), criss-cross tie system (one sandal), and side loop tie systems (fifteen sandals) Five additional sandals (narrow, two-warp plainweave construction) had possible toe-heel tie systems. Tie systems of six sandals were not distinguishable between toe-heel ...