AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41220

Submitted by Louis A. Claudio

Square Tower House / Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde, Colorado, United States

Category: Archaeological Landscapes

At 28 feet, the tower is the tallest structure in Mesa Verde and said to have retained its stature as the tallest man-made structure in America until the mid-1800s. Contains 8 kivas and 60 rooms. Was inhabited between A.D. 1200 - 1300

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