Cliff Dwellings

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Mesa Verde National Park - History - Mesa Verde Residents
... Architecture Mesa Verde is best known for a large number of well-preserved cliff dwellings, houses built in shallow caves and under rock overhangs along the canyon walls ... earlier constructions and villages on top of the mesas, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde reflected a region-wide trend towards the aggregation of growing regional populations into close ... Mug House, a typical cliff dwelling of the period, was home to around 100 people who shared 94 small rooms and eight kivas built against each other and sharing many of their walls builders in these areas maximized ...
Mesa Verde National Park - History - Notable Sites
... The exit, a series of toe-holds in a cleft of the cliff, was believed to be the only entry and exit route for the cliff dwellers, which made the small village easy to defend ... Cliff Palace This multi-storied ruin, the largest and best-known of the cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde, is located in the largest cave in the center of the Great Mesa ... Dating back more than 700 years, the dwelling is constructed of sandstone, wooden beams, and mortar ...
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument - Cliff Dwellings
... Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is located in the Gila Wilderness within the Gila National Forest ... Within a few miles of the Cliff Dwellings, elevations range from around 5,700 to 7,300 feet above sea level ... In the immediate vicinity of the Cliff Dwellings, elevations range from 5,700 to about 6,000 feet ...
List Of National Historic Landmarks In Arizona - Historic Areas of The NPS in Arizona
... Montezuma Castle National Monument Camp Verde Yavapai Well-preserved cliff dwellings built and used by the Pre-Columbian Sinagua people around 1400 AD ... Rock Navajo Preserves three of the most intact cliff dwellings of the ancestral puebloan people (Hisatsinom) ... Monument Roosevelt Gila Well-preserved cliff dwellings were occupied by the Salado culture during the 13th, 14th, and early 15th centuries ...
Mount Arbel - History
... and dug into the mountain itself are a number of cliff dwellings ... The extant cliff dwellings are from the 17th century and were built by the Druze ... There are documented Jewish cliff dwellings dating back to the Second temple period, in the area, few standing stones left from synagogues from that period ...

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    Suppose these houses are composed of ourselves,
    So that they become an impalpable town, full of
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