This image shows an alternative reconstruction of how a southern Plains village might have looked. It is based on the 1933-1934 excavations of the Stamper site in Texas County, Oklahoma. The 1935 color painting by excavator C. Stuart Johnson was done for the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon. This verson shows vertical walls of stone and mud with a flat-topped roof and looks like Puebloan Indian houses in the Southwest. This reconstruction reflects the influence of Floyd Studer, then Director of Archaeology and Paleontology at the museum. Studer believed the Plains villagers of the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles were heavily influenced by Pueblo peoples, so much so that he favored the term "Panhandle Pueblo Culture." Courtesy Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.
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