Hohokam

Prehistoric Hohokam Irrigation Canals, Phoenix Metro

What you’re looking at, right here, is an ancient irrigation canal just north of downtown Tempe, Arizona. That’s right! And, it’s far from the only one in the Salt River Valley. It is believed that the Hohokam entered the region sometime around 300 B.C. They went on to build an extensive network of over five-hundred …

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Hohokam Serrated Arrowhead

This arrowhead is in great condition and still sharp. It is likely from the early Hohokam culture. The Hohokam were known to make very fine dart points with serrated edges, in addition to a thin design, which would increase lethality—these are major identifiers. Their weapon crafting was more sophisticated than surrounding tribes. ? *Special thanks …

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