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Petroglyphs carved into smoke-blackened walls of cavate, viewed through a somewhat triangular side opening. The Kokopelli figures and other figures suggest this excavated cave was more than a dwelling, possibly a cave kiva for ceremonies by Ancestral Pueblo people. Near but outside of Bandelier National Monument, Pajarito Plateau, New Mexico, © David A. Ponton (This historical record created 12/23/1999, medium format)
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Petroglyphs carved into smoke-blackened walls of cavate, viewed through a somewhat triangular side opening. The Kokopelli figures and other figures suggest this excavated cave was more than a dwelling, possibly a cave kiva for ceremonies by Ancestral Pueblo people. Near but outside of Bandelier National Monument, Pajarito Plateau, New Mexico, © David A. Ponton (This historical record created 12/23/1999, medium format)