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Browsing items in: Cochise College Library Digital Collection - Rock Art of Cochise County

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    • Pictograph Overhang

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    • Pictograph; Rock art--Arizona
    • When rock art is painted onto a surface it is referred to as a pictograph. This low ceiling overhang contains many pictographs. There were also a partial block wall and bedrock mortars found at the site. The culture that created these is unknown....
    • Quadruped Picotgraph

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    • Pictograph; Rock art--Arizona
    • When rock art is painted onto a surface it is referred to as a pictograph. This is probably a stylized representation of a bighorn sheep. The element is done in reddish brown paint and is found on the ceiling of the low overhang in the previous...
    • Concentric Troughs

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    • Petroglyphs--Mexico; Petroglyphs--Southwest, New
    • This unusual figure is found on a horizontal surface on top of an outcrop of volcanic rock. This rock is not dense and it is easy to engrave in the surface and create very large figures. This one has a diameter of about 3 meters. There are numerous...
    • Small Petroglyph Boulder

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    • Petroglyphs--Mexico; Petroglyphs--Southwest, New
    • This small boulder contains a great many elements, both abstract and representational, on both sides of the rock. Ther is a similar small petroglyph boulder about 20 meters away. The boulders are located in a flat, open area at an archaeological...
    • Hohokam Style Anthropomorph

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This rock art is tradtional style Hohokam anthropomorphs or human like figures.The Hohokam culture is the name given to farming people of the American southwest between AD 200 and 1450. Their sites are found throughout the Sonoran Desert of central...
    • Apache Bird Pictograph

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    • Pictograph; Rock art--Arizona
    • This pictograph of Apache origin was found in the Circle I Hills north of Willcox Arizona. Apache informants identified such petroglyphs of large bird figures as being golden eagles because of their barred tails that are over 2 meters long and have...
    • Mounted Apache Warrior

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    • Pictograph; Rock art--Arizona
    • This pictograph of a mounted warrior was found in the Cave Creek area of the Chiricahua Mountains and the image was taken by Gene Riggs. Apaches arrived in the Southwest about 600 years ago. In Arizona, the Apaches formed groups located in eastern...
    • Chiricahua Mountains long tailed quadruped

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph was found in a canyon on the eastern slopes of the Chiricahua Mountains on the Arizona/New Mexico border. This example of petroglyph is representative of the Mogollon tradition. The Native American culture known as the Mogollon...
    • Weathered Rock Panel Anthropomorph

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph of an anthropomorphic or human-like shape. The petroglyph is located in the Central San Bernadino Valley of southeastern Arizona along the Arizona/New Mexico border between the Pedragosa Mountains and the Peloncillo Mountains The...
    • Mimbres Style Quadruped

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph of a quadruped is classic Mimbres style. The Mimbres culture is a subset of the larger Mogollon culture and was centered in the Mimbres Valley. Their territory encompassed the upper Gila River and parts of the upper San Francisco...
    • Mimbres Dragon Fly

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph of a dragon fly is typical of the Mimbres style. The Mimbres culture is a subset of the larger Mogollon culture and was centered in the Mimbres Valley. Their territory encompassed the upper Gila River and parts of the upper San...
    • Hohokam Style Human like Figure

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is tradtional style Hohokam anthropomorphs or human like figures.The Hohokam culture is the name given to farming people of the American southwest between AD 200 and 1450. Their sites are found throughout the Sonoran Desert of...
    • Hohokam Style Horned Toad

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is of a horned toad. Its image is recorded from the Anasazi, Hohokam, Mogollon, and Mimbres cultures. Its likeness is related to these cultures through their use of horned lizard images on pottery, petroglyphs, effigy bowls,...
    • Guardian of the Valley

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is called the "Guardian of the Valley" referring to the man shaped figure on the right of the petroglyph. The image was taken by Gene Riggs. The petroglyph is located in the Central San Bernadino Valley located along the Arizona/New...
    • Hohokam Geometric Element

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is a tradtional style Hohokam geometric shape.The Hohokam used a variety of images and designs in their rock art, both geometric and representational. Geometric designs include circles, spirals, crosses, meandering lines and other...
    • Anthropomorph With Headdress

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is a tradtional style Hohokam anthropomorph or human like figure with a sunburst headress. This representation may be a shaman or other individual of importance, The Hohokam culture is the name given to farming people of the...
    • Anthropomorph with Deer Antler Headdress

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is a tradtional style Hohokam anthropomorph or human like figure with a deer antler headress. This representation may be a shaman or other individual of importance, The Hohokam culture is the name given to farming people of the...
    • Mogollon Geometric Elements

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This petroglyph is a geometric shape typical of the Mogollon tradition.The Native American culture known as the Mogollon lived in the southwest from approximately AD 150 until sometime between AD 1300 and AD 1400. It was found in a canyon on the...
    • Human with Dogs and Bow and Arrow

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    • Pictograph; Rock art--Arizona
    • This panel of pictographs is located in the same Pedregosa Mountain cave as Item 30. The human figure has fingers and toes, and appears to be holding a dog and bow and arrow. The image was taken by Gene Riggs.
    • Great Horned Owl

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    • Petroglyphs--Arizona; Petroglyphs--Southwest New; Rock art --Arizona
    • This is a petroglyph of a great horned owl. The horned owl was known as the helper of the "Guardian of the Valley." The image was taken by Gene Riggs. The petroglyph is located in the Central San Bernadino Valley located along the Arizona/New...

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