Monday, June 1, 2020

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...

Mummy Cave Ruins

Former Anasazi settlement below cliff overhang. These two caves were inhabited in 300 - 1300 AD. Here are structures with some 80 rooms, three...

Montezuma Castle

Very well preserved cliff dwelling, built by Sinagua people around 700 AD and occupied until 1400 AD. Occasional religious ceremonies take place here up...

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...

Honanki cliff dwellings

Two pueblos in cliff overhangs, inhabited by Sinagua people in 1100 - 1300 AD. Numerous petroglyphs, even from 2000 BC, although most drawn by...

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...

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,...

Tonto National Monument – Lower Cliff Dwelling

The more visited of the two closely located cliff dwellings. Lower Cliff Dwelling had some 20 rooms and was developed and inhabited by the...

Vaishali

The former capital city of Licchavi, flourished starting from the 6th century BC. Once prosperous capital of one of the first known democracies in...