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Kachina Symbol Carved in Rock Indigenous people have been carving in rock for thousands of years as a means of written communication.  Petroglyphs are either images, designs or symbols chiseled, carved or scratched on the surface of the rock.  Many of these carvings have endured over the centuries and are still visible today.  The image on the right side of this rock depicts a round face.  Modern natives in this area identify this as a Kachina, or spirit being.  Research suggests that the Kachina Culture came to this area around 1300AD.  Similar Kachina symbols are used in modern Puebloan pottery and weavings which helps make the connection from past to present.  We don’t always know the true meaning of these carvings or how to interpret them.  And maybe it’s not our place to try.  We can however enjoy them for their artistry.  These petroglyphs were photographed at Puerco Pueblo in Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Arizona, USA. Petrified Forest National Park Stock Photo
Indigenous people have been carving in rock for thousands of years as a means of written communication. Petroglyphs are either images, designs or symbols chiseled, carved or scratched on the surface of the rock. Many of these carvings have endured over the centuries and are still visible today. The image on the right side of this rock depicts a round face. Modern natives in this area identify this as a Kachina, or spirit being. Research suggests that the Kachina Culture came to this area around 1300AD. Similar Kachina symbols are used in modern Puebloan pottery and weavings which helps make the connection from past to present. We don’t always know the true meaning of these carvings or how to interpret them. And maybe it’s not our place to try. We can however enjoy them for their artistry. These petroglyphs were photographed at Puerco Pueblo in Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Arizona, USA.

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Indigenous people have been carving in rock for thousands of years as a means of written communication. Petroglyphs are either images, designs or symbols chiseled, carved or scratched on the surface of the rock. Many of these carvings have endured over the centuries and are still visible today. The image on the right side of this rock depicts a round face. Modern natives in this area identify this as a Kachina, or spirit being. Research suggests that the Kachina Culture came to this area around 1300AD. Similar Kachina symbols are used in modern Puebloan pottery and weavings which helps make the connection from past to present. We don’t always know the true meaning of these carvings or how to interpret them. And maybe it’s not our place to try. We can however enjoy them for their artistry. These petroglyphs were photographed at Puerco Pueblo in Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, Arizona, USA.

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