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The Ancient Ones.


Juxtaposed against three intersecting contrails, “The Ancient Ones” is a towering two-story tall sculpture created by Edward J. Fraughton. It depicts an ancestral Puebloan climbing a cliff face using hand and toe holds while carrying a bundle of wood for fuel.

Mesa Verde National Park Visitor And Research Center.  Montezuma County, Southwestern Colorado.