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Sears Point Petroglyphs 22
Photographer: Christopher Christie

ID: 0000 0000 1016 0891 (2016-10-10)

Copyright © 2016 Christopher L. Christie

  • date of photo  Nov 23, 2015
  • location   Sears Point, along Gila River. (Yuma County, Arizona, US)
  • notes   Anthropormorphs, zoomorphs, & curved/straight geometrics can be seen on this series of panels carved into smooth, vertical cliff faces of a basalt mesa. Several cultures, Archaic, Hohokam and Patayan have used the area but most of the Sears Point petroglyphs are thought to be from the Patayan period (A.D. 700-1800). These may be from more than one period.
  • keywords: archeology, petroglyph, rock art, native american, Patayan, Archaic
  • contributor's ID #  Sears Point petroglyphs-22-112315 510-6151-112315
  • photo category: People - culture
    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2016 Christopher L. Christie. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact C. Christie (541) 519-5084


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