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25 July 1992:  The interior of a large kiva.  After being abandoned by the early inhabitants, the site was then occupied by people from Mesa Verde to the north.
The site was abandoned for good around 1300.  Excavation was begun in 1916 by Earl H, Morris of the American Museum of Natural History.