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D. 140, Beta 174994) (Raymond et al. 2003). However, unlike cerros de trincheras in northwestern Chihuahua, those in the south have substantial Ceramic-period occupations. So far, we have been unable to isolate an earlier component on any of these terraced hills. The southern cerros de trincheras each have from five to forty terrace walls made with stacked rocks and have closely arranged round rock outlines, presumably of structures, on top. 5 m in diameter.