Anasazi Ruins by Rick Schafer

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Denny’s den

The Anasazi Pueblo People were an ancient culture of Native Americans who were believed to have lived as long ago as the 12 century BCE. These ancient peoples are known for the impressive pueblo homes, made of mud, stone, or carved into canyon walls, which are today called the Anasazi Ruins. These ruins can be found at many sites in the American Southwest, including Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Dark Canyon Wilderness, and other sites predominately located in the states of Colorado, Arizona, and Utah. All of these ruins are sacred places and should be treated with respect when visited.

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Moonhouse complex

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Moab petroglyphs

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Lower fish canyon ruin

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Hand prints at double stack ruin

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Granary near yellow house ruin

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False kiva island in the sky

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Duck head man

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Dollhouse ruin

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Corona arch moab utah

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Ceiling house ruin

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Butler wash

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Big crane basketmaker

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A sheiks ruin

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Tower house

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Cliff dwelling near cave

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2 Comments

  1. These are very stunning shots! I really love the tree in front of Corona Arch. Thanks for sharing!!

  2. Hi Rick,
    I enjoyed your photos of many of the Anasazi ruins. Thanks for sharing.
    I’ve been hoping to visit the “Doll House Ruins” but haven’t been able to get good directions. Can you help me with some good directions to the “Doll House”

    Appreciate anything you can do…..Regards…Joe Kovarik

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