0 Likes

Horseshoe Canyon, Hunter Pictograph, Utah
Utah

Bow hunter Pictograph.

"Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and north of the Canyonlands National Park Maze District in Utah, USA. It is known for its collection of Barrier Canyon Style (BCS) rock art, including both pictographs and petroglyphs, which was first recognized as a unique style here. A portion of Horseshoe Canyon containing The Great Gallery is part of a detached unit of Canyonlands National Park. The Horseshoe Canyon Unit was added to the park in 1971 in an attempt to preserve and protect the rock art found along much of its length.

Human presence in Horseshoe Canyon has been dated as far back as 7000-9000 B.C., when Paleo-Indians hunted large mammals such as Mastodons and Mammoths across the southwest. Later inhabitants included the Desert Archaic culture, the Fremont culture, and Ancestral Pueblo People. Occupation by the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloans was relatively brief; it is believed that the canyon was abandoned by Native American peoples by 1300 A.D.

The Great Gallery is one of largest and best preserved collections of Barrier Canyon Style rock art in the United States. The gallery was a product of the Desert Archaic culture, a nomadic group of hunter-gatherers predating the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloans. The panel itself measures about 200 feet (61 m) long and 15 feet (4.6 m) high. The panel contains about 20 life-sized anthropomorphic images, the largest of which measures over 7 feet (2.1 m) tall. Reproductions of the paintings are in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Denver Natural History Museum."

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_Canyon_(Utah)

Copyright: Calvin jones
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11728x5864
送信日: 12/10/2012
更新日: 10/07/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: canyonland; utah; horseshoe; canyon; barrier canyon; rock art
  • nadine sellers over 1 year ago
    my favorite subject in a high desert setting, thanks for the information and superb vision, this will be a source of inspiration for my writing about the area.
  • comments powered by Disqus

    Calvin Jones
    Horseshoe Canyon Trail Head, Canyonland, Utah
    Will Raynolds
    Utah Canyonlands Horseshoe Canyon Alcove Glyphs
    Theodore Liston
    Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA
    Calvin Jones
    Horseshoe Canyon, East side, Great Gallery, Utah
    Calvin Jones
    Horseshoe Canyon, Center, Great Gallery, Utah
    Calvin Jones
    Horseshoe Canyon, West, Great Gallery, Utah
    Thomas Stano
    Green River Flooding
    Thomas Stano
    Hardscrable Hill View Point
    Thomas Stano
    Green River Overlook
    Thomas Stano
    Holeman Springs Canyon
    Thomas Stano
    White Rim Road Candle Stick Campsite.
    Thomas Stano
    Rim of Upheaval Dome
    Cuong Duc Phan
    Building kingdom
    Dashkov Vladimir
    The Cathedral of Malaga
    Zoran Strajin
    Wooden Art Factory, Bethlehem
    Thomas Huang
    Moria Gate, Karamea, New Zealand
    Milo Timbol
    Tunnel going to Angono Petroglyphs
    Andrea Biffi
    Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
    AYRTON
    Jrexpo4
    Markus Freitag
    -Molfsee- Freilichtmuseum (Nordfriesland - Walfängerhaus)
    Bill Edwards
    Museum of Flight Restoration Center, Entrance Lobby, Everett, WA
    Dan Bailey
    Paper Moon Diner, Baltimore
    Thomas Huang
    Ben Lemond Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand
    Tord Remme
    Godøynes, Nordland, Norway
    Calvin Jones
    Fremontindianpark
    Calvin Jones
    Piochenevadafirestation
    Calvin Jones
    US 6 & 50 Sevier river bridge spring runoff
    Calvin Jones
    Moosehorn Lake, Uinta, Utah
    Calvin Jones
    Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company headframe
    Calvin Jones
    Route UT72 Summit
    Calvin Jones
    Tree of Utah
    Calvin Jones
    Seattlewaldstemple03
    Calvin Jones
    Smelter Knoll Top
    Calvin Jones
    Canyon Station (Overland Canyon) pony express station, Utah
    Calvin Jones
    Rings Loop Trail End - Mojave National Preserve
    Calvin Jones
    Intersection of Death Canyon and Tule Valley roads
    More About Utah

    Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.Source: wikipedia