Photograph of cliff dwellings

Photograph of recessed cliff dwellings of ancestral Puebloans
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In the center of the photograph, nearly at the foot of a 183-meter (600-foot) canyon wall, is a recessed cliff dwelling of ancestral Puebloans known as White House Ruin, then an ongoing excavation site of the Carnegie Institution and later the subject of a famous 1941 photograph by Ansel Adams. Canyon de Chelly, Arizona.