Rock Art

The Meanings and Myths Behind Ancient Ruins in the Southwest and Beyond

Book Description

Rock Art explores the fascinating history of ancient human-made stone markings that have puzzled historians and hikers alike for centuries. What is rock art, and who created these mysterious symbols, many of which are similar across disparate and long-forgotten cultures? How was rock art made—and, more importantly, why? These questions and more are addressed in this comprehensive guide, complete with full-color images.

About Green, Stewart M.

Stewart Green is one of the outdoor world's most prolific writers, having authored books on hiking, rock climbing, and travel.. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology with an emphasis on southwestern archeology and has worked at several archaeological digs, including a rock art documentation dig at Chaco Canyon and a survey of rock art sites in the Indian Creek Canyon. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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