On verso: "Section of the Indian trail from the canyon ruin to Square Tower House. The cliff below is almost perpendicular for over a hundred feet. A party of [risktakers] is shown climbing along the trail aided by a rope."
Colorado -- Mesa Verde
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Photo lot 30, Jesse Walter Fewkes photographs of excavations in Mesa Verde National Park, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Kachina, Kutca (White Kachina) Wearing White Mask with One Horn, Sunflower Symbol, in Costume, and Carrying Bow, Quiver with Arrows and Bundle of Sheep Scalpulae; on his Back Is Mountain Lion Skin Drawing
Kachina, Citulilu, (Rattlesnake) 2, Wearing Helmet Mask Crest, Turkey Tail Feathers, Snout, Tongue with Rattlesnake on Forehead, Body Paint and Carrying Yucca Whip and Kilt Similar to Hopi Snake Priests Drawing