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Chimney Rock

Added by yongli on 06/02/2017 - 15:11, last changed on 09/02/2017 - 01:07

Chimney Rock

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Located in the southwest corner of Colorado just north of the New Mexico border, the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area is home to hundreds of archaeological sites. One of these sites, the Chimney Rock Pueblo, is known for its dramatic setting high atop Stollsteimer Mesa, which is marked by two rocky...

Far View Sites

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 10:50, last changed on 09/06/2017 - 01:07
The Far View group at Mesa Verde National Park consists of more than twenty sites, five of which have been excavated. Far View House began as an eleventh-century Great House and part of the region centered on Chaco Canyon . Many of the surrounding sites in the Far View Group were first built in the...

Great House

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 11:22, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 20:47
“Great House” refers to a class of ancient Ancestral Puebloan structures from the ninth through thirteenth century. Great Houses were monumental, geometrically formal constructions, with thick stone masonry walls made with careful craftsmanship. While inspired by the regional center in Chaco Canyon...
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