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Kiva of the ancient cliff dwellers in Ceremonial Cave

Kiva of the ancient cliff dwellers in Ceremonial Cave Rito de los Frijoles Canyon New Mexico
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Stock #: 245236
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Taos
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Taos
Publisher: Southwest Arts & Crafts
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Rito de los Frijoles Canyon
The Kiva or Estufa is a circular underground chamber from ten to forty odd feet in diameter, roofed with large vigas or timbers and covered with saplings and earth. Entrance is gained thru the hatch i the roof by means of a long ladder. An altar, fireplace, sipapu, flue or draft and various niches are essential features of the interior arrangement. The kiva is the ceremonial center of all Indian life and in this underground chamber all important councils are held, and ceremonies and dances begin and end
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