Pueblo Alto: A Great House Embedded in a Larger Mystery

Pueblo Alto, Chaco Canyon to the south. Photo credit: Greg Willis from Denver, CO, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

In northwestern New Mexico, within the Chaco Culture National Historical Park, lies Pueblo Alto, a great house built by the Ancestral Pueblo of the Chaco Culture. Spanish for “high town,” Pueblo Alto shares a mesa with Nuevo Alto, 0.6 miles from Pueblo Bonito, the…

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Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Independent writer interested in psychology, philosophy, literature, religion. www.nathansmithbooks.com @NateSmithSNF