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  • n. Plural form of petroglyph.


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  • The wonderful thing about pictographs and petroglyphs is that, for the most part, we cannot translate directly what the artist may have meant.

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  • Native tribes throughout the Southwest have left historic rock art called petroglyphs that give us a glimpse into tribal life, customs, and spirituality.

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  • The Artists: The petroglyphs are the handiwork of the Jornada Mogollon, a people who lived between about A.D. 900 and 1400.

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  • Tourists can hike into the countryside, past yurts, the traditional tentlike structures made of wooden frames and covered with wool that Central Asian nomads use as homes, and glimpse their ancient rock drawings — known as petroglyphs — in the steppes.

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  • Drawings carved into rock-walls, called petroglyphs, in almost 400 sites in 17 regions -- including Europe, North and South Africa, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia recorded the my students to travel.

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  • Look at the walls here, and you'll see drawings (aka petroglyphs) in the blank spots on Dirk's map.

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  • You’d like to have folks believe that Native Americans and community groups who are opposed to the road through the petroglyphs are against WestSiders, when it’s actually your developer friends.

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  • Opportunistic shooting at wildlife and historic resources, such as petroglyphs, will increase.

  • Susan Kotler is inspired by natural objects, especially water, rocks, and trees and by reminders of past human presence, such as petroglyphs that evoke a feeling of mystery and historical connection.

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  • Rock art, such as petroglyphs, was used to convey messages and ideas. - Local News


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