Ancient Ruins and Rock Art of the Southwest


Organized with Color photos and a good summary of the history of each culture and their ruins.

The descriptions of each sight are very complete.

Nice historical overview of the sites and the significance of them in terms of the ancient history of the southwest.

280 pages

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This fourth edition of David Grant Noble’s indispensable guide to archaeological ruins of the American Southwest includes updated text and many newly opened archaeological sites.

From Alibates Flint Quarries in Texas to the Zuni-Acoma Trail in New Mexico, readers are provided with such favorites as Chaco Canyon and new treasures such as Sears Kay Ruin.

In addition to descriptions of each site, Noble provides time-saving tips for the traveler:

  • citing major highways,
  • nearby towns and the facilities they offer,
  • campgrounds,
  • and other helpful information.
  • Filled with photos of ruins, petroglyphs, and artifacts, as well as maps, this is a guide every traveler needs when exploring the Southwest.