Native Village Archeological Ruins of US Southwest Photos

Abandoned habitations hundreds or thousands of years old are often found amid dramatic scenery & many are now protected & visitable in National Parks or Monuments.

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Wupatki National Monument. AZ.Wupatki National Monument. AZ.Wupatki National Monument. AZ.Wupatki National Monument. AZ.
Wupatki National Monument features pre-Columbian native settlement (c1250). AZ. Ceremonial circle at Wupatki National Monument. AZ.Vertical beam construction detail of Wupatki National Monument. AZ.Landscape & ceremonial circle of Wupatki National Monument. AZ.
Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.
Row of caves in canyon wall lured natives to area of Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ. Cave entrance in Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.Stone wall enclosing cave in Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.Model of cave dwelling natives in visitor center of Walnut Canyon National Monument. AZ.
Montezuma Castle. AZ.Montezuma Castle. AZ.Montezuma Castle. AZ.Montezuma Castle. AZ.
Montezuma Castle National Monument (12th-13th C). AZ. Style: Cliff Dwelling. Montezuma Castle National Monument native dwellings high on cliff. AZ.Dwelling on cliff of Montezuma Castle National Monument. AZ.Model of adobe house at Montezuma Castle National Monument. AZ.
Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.
Tuzigoot National Monument (1100-1425 - Sinagua Indian Pueblo). AZ. Stone Pueblo layout of Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.Landscape of Tuzigoot National Monument. AZ.Model of Tuzigoot village. AZ.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande, AZ.Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande, AZ.Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande, AZ.Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande, AZ.
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (c1350) three-story adobe structure by Hohokam people. Casa Grande, AZ. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument details of how mud was poured in place by Hohokam villagers. Casa Grande, AZ.Casa Grande Ruins National Monument window placement. Casa Grande, AZ.Casa Grande Ruins National Monument eroded remains of perimeter walls. Casa Grande, AZ.
Navajo National Monument. AZ.Navajo National Monument. AZ.Navajo National Monument. AZ.Navajo National Monument. AZ.
Navajo National Monument overview of cave with ancient village. AZ. Navajo National Monument cave with ancient village. AZ.Navajo National Monument close-up of cave with ancient village. AZ.Navajo National Monument valley which village faces. AZ.
Canyon de Chelley National Monument. AZ.Canyon de Chelley National Monument. AZ.Canyon de Chelley National Monument. AZ.Canyon de Chelley National Monument. AZ.
Canyon de Chelley National Monument ancient abandoned village in cave. AZ. Canyon de Chelley National Monument where interpretation signs stand in river which visitors must wade. AZ.Canyon de Chelley National Monument ancient White House dwelling. AZ.Canyon de Chelley National Monument White House construction details. AZ.

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