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Glossary of Terms & Definitions
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PictographPaintings on rock which express artistic or religious meaning. Painted on stone with pigments obtained from mineral or plant sources ranging in age from 200 to 10,000 years.
Kawaiisu Indians Rock Art - Petroglyphs and Pictographs
Kawaiisu rock art consists of pictographs (painted drawings). Pecked petroglyphs are found in several spots within the Kawaiisu core area, however evidence ...
Rock Art - Petrglyphs, Pictographs
There are two kinds of rock art: pictographs (rock paintings) and petroglyphs ( rock carvings or engravings). Generally, petroglyphs are more common in the ...
PETROGLYPH - Mojave Desert - Glossary of Terms and Definitions
It was included in their prayers as evidenced throughout petroglyph and pictograph sites. It may have been the Bighorn as a plentiful and nutritious food .
Archaeology of Sierra Nevada Native Americans
In the lower foothills bordering the San Joaquin valley, however, are a large number of painted rocks or pictographs which are of great interest. Similar ones ...
It is one of the few caves in California that contains green pictographs. Pictographs, which are painted on rock surfaces, are usually red, black, and white.
Mojave Desert Archaeology
Rock Art. Rock art comes in two varieties, petroglyphs and pictographs. The difference between the two types is the manner in which they were made.
Mojave Desert Petroglyphs
Rock art comes in two varieties, petroglyphs and pictographs. The difference between the two types is the manner in which they were made. Petroglyphs were ...
Paleoindians in the Mojave
Rock art comes in two varieties, petroglyphs and pictographs. The difference between the two types is the manner in which they ... Contents & Introduction