Mesa Verde - a large kiva at Far View Ruins

This is a photo of a large kiva at Far View Ruins.

Detailed Description

A large kiva at Far View Ruins in Mesa Verde National Park. Note the bench along the side along the base of the kiva. The kivas in the puebloan ruins probably originally had roofs with ladder access and ventilation shafts. Holes and structures along the sides of the kiva may have had ceremonial or spiritual significance.

Details

Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US