Tsama bowl, an example of Rio Grande White Ware
|Nearest city||Abiquiú, New Mexico|
|Area||24.3 acres (9.8 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||83004158|
|Added to NRHP||November 17, 1983|
|Designated NMSRCP||August 25, 1983|
The Tsama Pueblo is a Tewa Pueblo ancestral site in an address-restricted area of Abiquiú, New Mexico. It was occupied from around 1250 until around 1500 and contained 1100 rooms. 3 miles (4.8 km) from the Poshuouinge site. The Sapawe site is closely related. In December 2008, The Archaeological Conservancy extended the Tsama Archaeological Preserve by 11.6523 acres, mostly cobble mulch garden plots which were likely once constructed by the residents of Tsama Pueblo.The site and others in the area were explored by Florence Hawley Ellis in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1983, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. Tsama is located
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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.
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