Petroglyphs, images etched into the rock face, by the Basketmaker people, 500-750 AD, at the Ismay Rock Shelter in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, Colorado, USA. The Basketmaker were pre-Puebloan people who lived in this area from 1500 BC. The rock shelter itself consists of a sleeping area underneath a rock overhang, whose surfaces are covered with petroglyphs including animals, spirals and long scribe lines. The Canyons of the Ancients National Monument encompasses most of the Hovenweep National Monument and protects over 6000 archaeological sites. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Petroglyphs, images etched into the rock face, by the Basketmaker people, 500-750 AD, at the Ismay Rock Shelter in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, Colorado, USA. The Basketmaker were pre-Puebloan people who lived in this area from 1500 BC. The rock shelter itself consists of a sleeping area underneath a rock overhang, whose surfaces are covered with petroglyphs including animals, spirals and long scribe lines. The Canyons of the Ancients National Monument encompasses most of...
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