Sunday, May 31, 2009
Pottery fragments. These we always leave back in place.
A room with a view.
Invisible from below.
This is a likely Hohokam site north of Phoenix and situated above a creek. One corner of it contains low wall wreckage that looks a bit to me like it may have been a storage bin for grain. Perhaps such a thing would be considered quite valuable and worthy of protection.
The Phoenix area is full of such sites, if one looks. The depth of history here is rather amazing.
When I was a child my 'rents sometimes took us kids to various historic sites. Fond memories for me, as I was and remain an inquisitive child. As a family we continue to do this, but we have kicked it up a notch and often explore unexcavated areas.
On the way home we bought jars of mesquite honey from a roadside vendor.
Posted by shrimplate at 9:50 AM