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Petroglyph Beach By E. Russell Smith
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E. Russell Smith is one of those amazing poets that can show you the great things in life, or the simple. They will both leave you relishing his words. He combines observation with worldwide travel,... More > the humanity of hope and spirit.< Less
Petroglyph Pathways or Geocontourglyphs By Michael Clauss
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Do some Petroglyphs mirror the landforms and topographic features of the Appalachian Plateau? In recent years researchers have begun to redefine some of the symbols found in petroglyphs around the... More > world. Some of these petroglyphs are more specifically Geocontourglyphs, because they incorporate the topography of the surrounding landscape into their message. This article is an attempt to redefine individual petroglyphs in Ohio and Pennsylvania as Petroglyph Maps with visual clues to the surrounding geographic landscape. The roughly drawn abstract animal shapes portrayed on the petroglyphs most likely represent totems naming local tribal leaders, villages, spirits or landforms. The natives often applied Clan names to prominent landmarks, such as rivers, lakes and other permanent landmarks. The petroglyphs may also be incorporating the surrounding terrain as part of the message they are trying to convey.< Less
Petroglyph Pathways or Geocontourglyphs By Michael Clauss
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Do some Petroglyphs mirror the landforms and topographic features of the Appalachian Plateau? In recent years researchers have begun to redefine some of the symbols found in petroglyphs around the... More > world. Some of these petroglyphs are more specifically Geocontourglyphs, because they incorporate the topography of the surrounding landscape into their message. This article is an attempt to redefine individual petroglyphs in Ohio and Pennsylvania as Petroglyph Maps with visual clues to the surrounding geographic landscape. The roughly drawn abstract animal shapes portrayed on the petroglyphs most likely represent totems naming local tribal leaders, villages, spirits or landforms. The natives often applied Clan names to prominent landmarks, such as rivers, lakes and other permanent landmarks. The petroglyphs may also be incorporating the surrounding terrain as part of the message they are trying to convey.< Less
Pictographs & Petroglyphs of the Oregon Country, Parts I & II By J. Malcolm Loring, Louise Loring
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The result of twenty years of searching out and recording ancient designs on rocks in Oregon and Washington, Pictographs & Petroglyphs of the Oregon Country has been reprinted in a convenient... More > one-volume edition. The authors began their monumental task in the early 1960s as members of the Oregon Archaeological Society committee dedicated to surveying and recording rock art. Soon finding themselves a committee of two, they soldiered on with the job of cataloging and illustrating the rock art of the region. After Malcolm retired from the US Forest Service in 1963, he and Louise initiated a full time effort recording the sites. For many of these sites, this volume is the only printed record. Part I describes sites in Washington along the Columbia River and sites in northern and central Oregon. Part II contains sites in southern Oregon, Idaho and Nevada.< Less
Rock Art of the American Southwest By Frank Greenagel
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A selection of rock art featuring anthropomorphic figures, from the Archaic period through Anasazi and Fremont to the Utes and Navajo. Emphasis is on classification of styles.
Rock Art of the American Southwest By Frank Greenagel
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A selection of rock art featuring anthropomorphic figures, from the Archaic period through Anasazi and Fremont to the Utes and Navajo. Emphasis is on classification of styles.
TALKING STONE, ROCK ART OF THE COSOS By Paul Goldsmith, ASC
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Hidden away in the canyons of a top-secret military base on the edge of the Mojave Desert is the largest concentration of rock art in North America, possibly in the world. Created over thousands of... More > years by a now vanished culture, it includes images of various animals, shamans, abstract forms. The most prevalent recurring image is the big horn sheep; there are over 50,000 big horn images pecked into the rocks.< Less
TALKING STONE, ROCK ART OF THE COSOS By PAUL GOLDSMITH
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Coso rock art, Paul Goldsmith, petroglyphs, big horn sheep,
Rock Art of the American Southwest 2012 By Eric Engles
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A 2012 calendar featuring photographs of prehistoric artistic masterworks on stone, in Nevada, California, and Utah.
Portals to Other Realms: Cup-Marked Stones and Prehistoric Rock Carvings By Gary R. Varner
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An illustrated analysis of the mysterious cup-marked stones found around the world from Russia to California, Great Britain, Sardenia and Ethiopia. These ancient cup-marked stones have been created... More > since the dawn of time. They appear on every continent and have almost identical characteristics. With so many of them still in existence and so many people aware of them one would think that current day archaeologists would know what they are—what they meant to ancient man. The sad fact is current science doesn’t have anything more than theory, assumption and guess to go on. Were they used for healing? Did they signify the burial of great teachers, warriors and leaders? Were they used as star maps?< Less