North America: Southwest. Kiva mural, Awatovi, Arizona. Anasazi. 120" long, 50" high. Lent by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, United States Department of the Interior. Large and elaborate murals have been discovered in recent years on the walls of kivas or ceremonial rooms in some of the prehistoric Pueblo ruins. The mural illustrated here was found in Awatovi in northeastern Arizona. It is a replica executed in the ancient manner by four conte
plastered wall with wall paintings from a commercial postcard. "Plastered and painted section of the wall of a room, at Aztec Ruins national Monument, Aztec, New Mexico. Many of the rooms were similarly decorated."