It was built on the north mesa near Pueblo Alto, and was founded in the late 12th century, a time when the Chacoan population was declining; it was part of a new wave, beginning in the AD 1080s, of great houses that were more compact and had different architecture than previous complexes. None of the ancient Chacoan roads leads to Nuevo Alto.
- Fagan, B (2005), Chaco Canyon: Archaeologists Explore the Lives of an Ancient Society, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-517043-1.
|This article relating to archaeology in the United States is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This New Mexico state location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|