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Sunrise fro my campsite across Roosevelt Lake

ancient finger strokes in the original adobe.

Hand prints left behind by workers applying original adobe

the red rocks above were used to make red paint. the 3 depressions in the rock below are likely where the potter mixed the paints

a doorway just below the roof

Original roof, only part remaining

This volunteer answered all my questions and pointed out some unique features

Smoke stained ceiling

Very close, you can see some supports added to the original wall to preserve it.

View from part way up.

Cliff dwelling fro the visitor center

Saguaro cactus with a “crest” or “crown”, the arms all grow out of the top, very rare.

just one of many saguaro cactus

View from part way up to the cliff dwelling