Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Ancient cities and towns

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...

Agate House Pueblo

Abandoned prehistoric settlement, almost exclusively built from petrified wood. Pueblo had eight rooms, inhabited in 900 - 1200 AD. Partly reconstructed. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.80511 N...

White House Ruins

Ruins of Anasazi settlements under a rock overhang. Ruins of once large building with 80 rooms, which were inhabited in 1040 - 1275 AD....

Inscription House

Abandoned Anasazi settlement under a majestic cliff overhang. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.67022 N 110.82002 W Categories: Ancient cities and towns, Abandoned cities and towns Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

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...

Palatki Pueblo

Ruins of Sinagua settlement from 1100 - 1400 AD and rich finds of petroglyphs from 4000 BC - 1400 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.91729 N...