They painted in the canyons: Archaic artists created compelling images 5,000 years ago

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They painted in the canyons: Archaic artists created compelling images 5,000 years ago

The small figures at the Sinbad Study Area could be a reference to a shaman, and the figure with concentric circles in the torso could be the mother of animals or a creator figure.
Photographer Craig Law, under the cloth of his large-format camera, works at the Great Gallery Panel, one of North America’s oldest rock art panels. The “billboard-sized” Great Gallery is 300-feet wide with more than 80 figures, many near life-size.
Two figures from the Perfect Panel in the Canyonlands Study Area.
The small figures at the Sinbad Study Area could be a reference to a shaman, and the figure with concentric circles in the torso could be the mother of animals or a creator figure.
A spirit figure in the Great Gallery at the Green River Study Area. The “billboard-sized” Great Gallery is 300-feet wide with more than 80 figures, many near life-size.

They painted in the canyons: Archaic artists created compelling images 5,000 years ago

The small figures at the Sinbad Study Area could be a reference to a shaman, and the figure with concentric circles in the torso could be the mother of animals or a creator figure.
Photographer Craig Law, under the cloth of his large-format camera, works at the Great Gallery Panel, one of North America’s oldest rock art panels. The “billboard-sized” Great Gallery is 300-feet wide with more than 80 figures, many near life-size.
Two figures from the Perfect Panel in the Canyonlands Study Area.
The small figures at the Sinbad Study Area could be a reference to a shaman, and the figure with concentric circles in the torso could be the mother of animals or a creator figure.
A spirit figure in the Great Gallery at the Green River Study Area. The “billboard-sized” Great Gallery is 300-feet wide with more than 80 figures, many near life-size.
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