Saturday, June 6, 2020

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Sliding House

Group of Anasazi buildings in improbable location - very steep grotto under cliff overhang. Houses seem to be falling into the abyss. Inhabited around...

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...

Antelope House

Impressive ruins of Anasazi settlement under cliff overhang. Abandoned around 1260. Nearby was Tomb of Weaver which contained a mummified body of old man. Location,...

Betatakin

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, which once had up to 120 rooms for up to 125 people, now some 80 rooms remain. Located under a...

Keet Seel

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, occupied in 1250, abandoned around 1300 AD. Here lived up to 150 people. Contains a circular tower, one of most...

Kincaid Mounds

Remnants of a large city which was created and inhabited by the people of Mississippian culture which flourished around 1050 - 1400 AD. Here...