Sunday, August 9, 2020

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...

Lothal

One of most important cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization. Built around 2400 BC as trading city with its dock - the oldest...

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,...

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...

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...

Cahokia

Site of a native American city which flourished around 1050 - 1350 AD. Some 80 man-made mounds remain in the central part of this...

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....

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...

Casa Malpais

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

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,...