Sunday, August 31, 2014

Rabbit Rim

As the science of color in rock art inevitably advances with digital technology, it seems to me this is a sweetly fitting moment to recall Heizer and Baumhoff’s 1962 call for further research in “determining the importance of chocolate –colored basalt in providing proper surfaces for inscribing petroglyphs.” This basalt was, in their opinion, an ideal material. 

More photos: Petroglyphs on Chocolate-colored Basalt
Click on photo for link to rockartoregon.com

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