Kin Ya'a Kiva 5

Inside the kiva tower. Notice how the wall gets thicker as it goes higher -- most tower kivas are not cylindrical but taper up like smokestacks. Also notice the reddish cast of the inner, curved wall. It seems too thin to be plaster.

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