-——A raised, paved pathway called a sacbe, which was used by the Maya for ceremonial and commercial purposes. -—
Also found in the southwest especially in Chaco canyon from which an extensive network of these raised and well constructed platforms and roadways exits.
One such platform was built in the cave like ruins of the Gila River National Monument dwelling
Chaco was well worth the visit. A very cool place you have the imagination to be amazed.