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Monthly Archives: July 2011
This handsome fellow is tucked away in an alcove, in a small tributary to Grand Gulch, San Juan County, Utah.
Building on the site of the Emperor Nero’s private lake, the construction of the Amphitheatrum Flavium (Flavian Amphitheater) was begun in 72 AD by the Emperor Titus Flavius Caesar Vespasianus Augustus, and was completed 8 years later by his successor, … Continue reading
Handprint Hand-print located in “Ballroom Cave”, Butler Wash, San Juan County, Utah.
Located on Rome’s Esquiline Hill, on the site of the Porta Esquilina, the Arch of Gallienus was commissioned in 262 AD by Marcus Aurelius Victor in honor of the Emperor Gallienus. Originally consisting of three arches, only one survives today.
A corner notched, expanded stem projectile point found near the crest of Comb Ridge, San Juan County, Utah.
One of the ancient structures located in the Salt Creek Archaeological District, in Canyonlands National Park.
A pair of granaries above the trail in the Grand Gulch Primitive Area, in San Juan County, Utah.
Managed by the National Park Service, Mesa Verde is situated on top of Chapin Mesa in southwest Colorado, just thirty miles from Cortez on Hwy 160. The road to the park, and all interior roads open to the public, are … Continue reading
Located on the northern tip of West Mesa, overlooking the confluence of Escavada Wash and Chaco Wash, Peñasco Blanco is one of the oldest Great Houses in Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
This petroglyph panel is located on the way to Dead Horse Point, and Canyonlands National Park, along Highway 313, north of Moab, Utah.
The “Supernova” Panel Painted on the roof of a small, overhanging shelf below the rim of West Mesa, the “Supernova” pictograph panel can be seen along the trail to Peñasco Blanco. It is believed to depict the Crab Nebula supernova … Continue reading
Located immediately downstream from Tiber Island, the Ponte Rotto (Broken Bridge) was originally erected during the 3rd century BC. The bridge was likely constructed as part of the Via Aurelia, the road to Etruria. The visible remains seen today … Continue reading