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    • Human Petroglyphs

    • Human Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • This petroglyph depicts a human figure with hyper-extended fingers and toes, characteristic of Patayan-style rock art. Patayan people occupied a large area of Arizona west of the Agua Fria River, pass the Colorado River into eastern Nevada and...
    • Arizona Highways,  March 2005

    • Arizona Highways, March 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP: Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 RECREATION. Sycamore Canyon, a special Oasis: Just west of Nogales, this lush and...
    • 1968 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • 1968 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program
    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1968
    • 1971 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • 1971 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program
    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1971
    • 1954 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • 1954 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program
    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1954
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • This abstract petroglyph is sometimes interpreted as an entoptic image, or an image physically generated by the human optical system, often during altered states of consciousness or trance. Entoptic images were likely experienced in the context of...
    • Circles, Spirals and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Circles, Spirals and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Some petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center have been interpreted in relation to tribal histories of migration or travel, traditional stories, or as representations of important spirits, animals, and people.

      However, if people used...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • For contemporary Native peoples, some of the petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center relate to specific events and histories. For instance, Hopi traditions document the migration of clans, and some petroglyphs have been identified as clan...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs are generally found in areas that show evidence of permanent and seasonal habitation, farming, travel, and subsistence activities. Rock art associated with the Hohokam is often found in habitation and agricultural areas near irrigation...
    • Complex Petroglyphs

    • Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Some petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center have been interpreted in connection to sky watching. They might record specific events such as supernovas or the passing of comets. Ancient peoples were very aware of how the movement of stars...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs that depict humans or spirit-beings suggest that rock art making may have been a part of religious practices. These practices can include rites of passage, weather influencing, curing illnesses, and ceremonial events. At the Deer...
    • Animal, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Animal, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs, such as this one, are associated with design elements found in connection with the Archaic culture. The Archaic people were nomadic, and followed resources seasonally. They secured places along the river valleys where resources were...
    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • These petroglyphs, in the shape of wavy lines, are symbols that elicit many interpretations and responses. Visitors at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center say they see snakes, rain, water ripples, heat vapors, and even a natural rhythm.
    • Mano

    • Mano
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Manos and metates are stone grinding tools. They were used to grind maize, beans, cotton seeds, and other wild grains and seeds.

      This mano was found at the Hedgpeth Hills. It was hand-shaped by a skilled craftsman with the use of a...

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