Zia Pueblo Cemetery

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Zia Pueblo Cemetery

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Sandoval County, New Mexico, USA Add to Map
Memorials 33 added (9% photographed)

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"East of the (Nuestra Señora de la Asunción) church and forming its entrance court is the campo santo. Filled with a single cross and loose earth, it looks as if it has been filled to maintain a level plane. Here the faithful were buried, while persons of higher rank were buried within the nave of the church. Leslie White noted that the density of bodies already interred required disturbance of the old by the new..."

Treib, Marc. Sanctuaries of Spanish New Mexico. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1993 1993

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