Rock Art Along the Way

Rock Art Along the Way

Book - 2005
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A comprehensive guide to Kokopelli figures, prehistoric handprints, and other enigmatic symbols featured in Western rock art.

Ancient artists carved and painted their work upon the rocks of Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, and California. But how does the inquiring traveler find these mysterious images, which are sometimes tucked away on high cliffs in remote canyons? Rock Art Along the Way guides you to more than 55 outdoor art galleries. Sensitive to legal and environmental regulations, Janet Farnsworth and Bernadette Heath provide all the necessary information needed to visit these public-accessible sites. They include historical and archaeological background on Western rock art, detailed directions to sites, information on fees, and suggestions for many other fun-filled adventures nearby. 180 color photos, maps.

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An Arizona travel writer long fascinated by rock art and a photographer describe accessible Native American rock art sites in the Southwest, Southeastern California, and the Rockies. Entries include stunning color photos, driving directions, and cultural insights. The guide includes a glossary (distinguishing between petroglyphs, pictoglyphs, and pictographs), and suggested reading. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : Rio Nuevo Publishers, c2005
ISBN: 9781887896795
Branch Call Number: 709.0113 F237r 2005
Characteristics: 159 p. ; 23 cm


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