Trincheras

Over three thousand years ago people built massive rock walls around the edges of Tumamoc Hill. They are still here today. Learn about these incredible structures called trincheras

Script: Barbara Terkanian
Scientific Advisors: Paul and Suzy Fish

Images (in order of appearance):

Trincheras photo, Paul Mirocha
Trincheras photo, Paul Fish
Trincheras construction illustration, Paul Mirocha
Trincheras distribution map, courtesy of Paul and Suzy Fish adapted by Benjamin T. Wilder
Stone points, courtesy of Paul and Suzy Fish
Agave terrace gardens, Mission Gardens, Tucson, AZ, Benjamin T. Wilder
Corn, beans, and squash, the three sisters, Paul Mirocha
Agave and prickly pear terrace gardens, Shipherd Reed
Archaeological researchers at Tumamoc Hill, courtesy of Paul and Suzy Fish
Trincheras photo, Paul Fish
Trincheras photo, Paul Fish
Trincheras photo, Paul Mirocha
Trincheras construction illustration, Paul Mirocha