Sunday, February 2, 2020

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

V-bar-V Heritage site

Large petroglyph site with 1,032 petroglyphs. These drawings were made in 1050 - 1400 AD in a specific style which is now called a...

Painted Rocks in Arizona

Group of boulders with hundreds of petroglyphs. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0232 N 113.04892 W Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa County,...

Lyman Lake Petroglyphs

Petroglyph sites with very diverse cliff drawings from different periods - from 6000 BC to 1400 AD. Some specialists consider that part of the...

Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site

In this place people of Clovis culture killed mammoths around 9,000 BC. There have been found bones of other extinct animals as well. Location, GPS...

Baboquivari Cave

Sacred cave of Tohono O'Odham people, center of their cosmology. According to their beliefs here lives I'itoi - protector of the people. Nearby are...

Tonto Upper Cliff Dwelling

The largest ancient cliff dwelling in Tonto National Monument. An ancient structure with some 40 rooms in a natural alcove. It was developed and...

Oraibi

One of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements within the United States. Founded before 1100 AD. Stronghold of Hopi culture and traditions, with traditional architecture. Location,...

Pueblo Grande Ruins

Remnants of an ancient settlement which was inhabited in 450 - 1450 AD. Represents a large platform, where earlier stood many houses, three ball...

Kinishba Ruins

Remnants of an enormous pueblo, where the great house had some 600 rooms. Constructed in the 1100 - 1300s, housed up to 1500 people. Location,...

Casa Malpais

Abandoned Mogollan settlement with many interesting monuments. It was inhabited around 1260 - 1400 AD and contains Great Kiva and Solar Calendar - stone...