White House Ruins, Ancestral Pueblo Native American (Anasazi) ruins in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, in 1873. The cliff dwellings were built by the Anasazi more than 500 years earlier. At the bottom, men stand and pose on cliff dwellings in a niche and on ruins on the canyon floor. Climbing ropes connect the groups of men.
Anthropologists and archeologists place the Anasazi peoples of Native American culture on the continent from the 12th Century BCE. Their unique architecture incorporated ‘Great Houses’ which averaged up to 200 rooms and could take in up to 700