Table 1. Recorded and Estimated Occupation Size by Soil Zone in Capinota.

Soil Zones

Good Soils

Medium Soils

Poor Soils

Size in Total Survey Areaa

2880

1510

14140

Early Intermediate
Period

Size Recordeda

3.0

3.9

10.8

Estimated Sizea

25.8±25.5b

23.7±21.5

108.6±83.8

Middle Horizon

Size Recorded

.8

3.1

13.4

Estimated Size

6.9±11.9

19.1±18.7

133.5±91.8
a Size in hectares; b Mean ± two-sigma error range.


Table 2. Recorded and Estimated Occupation Size by Topographic Zone in Capinota.

Topography

Alluvial plain

Piedmont

Mountain

Size in Total Survey Areaa

3220

4910

10390

Early Intermediate
Period

Size Recordeda

3.9

9.6

4.3

Estimated Sizea

34.0±27.7b

81.0±57.0

41.6±61.5

Middle Horizon

Size Recorded

1.7

15.25

.4

Estimated Size

14.4±17.9

128.9±78.8

5.0±8.8
a Size in hectares; b Mean ± two-sigma error range.


Table 3. Recorded and Estimated Occupation Size by Soil Zone in Mizque.

Soil Zones

Good Soils

Medium Soils

Poor Soils

Size in Total Survey Areaa

3411

3216

11959

Early Intermediate
Period

Size Recordeda

23.6

8.9

21.3

Estimated Sizea

204.2±225.3b

75.0±58.6

208.6±198.7

Middle Horizon

Size Recorded

18.3

10.1

12.5

Estimated Size

158.3±108.8

85.3±71.0

122.5±148.2
a Size in hectares; b Mean ± two-sigma error range.


Table 4. Recorded and Estimated Occupation Size by Topographic Zone in Mizque.

Topography

Alluvial plain

Piedmont

Mountain

Size in Total Survey Areaa

3170

6480

8990

Early Intermediate
Period

Size Recordeda

.9

44.7

8.2

Estimated Sizea

9.6±11.4b

382.7±258.5

79.1±139.0

Middle Horizon

Size Recorded

.6

40.4

--

Estimated Size

5.6±9.7

345.3±228.0

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a Size in hectares; b Mean ± two-sigma error range.


Table 5: Summary of the Results of Comparisons Between Capinota and Mizque.

Period

CAPINOTA

MIZQUE

Differences in Total Estimated Occupation Size?

EIPa

significantly larger in Mizque @ 95% c.l.b

MHc

No

Preferential Occupation by Soil or Topography Zone?

EIP

No topography/No soil

Piedmont/No soil

MH

Piedmont/No soil

Piedmont/No soil

Increase in Percentage of Occupation of Soil or Topography Zone?

Transition

EIP to MH

Soil

Topography

Soil

Topography

1d

2e

3f

1g

2h

3i

1

2

3

1

2

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Increase in Total Estimated Occupation Size?

Transition

EIP to MH


No


No

Site Location Changes from EIP to MH?

Same locations and two new sites

Same site locations

Exclusive Local Style occupation in MH? Exclusive Tiwanaku style?

No/Yes

No/No
a Early Intermediate Period; b Confidence level; c Middle Horizon; d Good soils; e Medium soils; f Poor soils; g Alluvial plain; h Piedmont; i Mountain.