1 January 2013

Vulture petroglyph from Castle Gardens, Wyoming

Posted by Callan Bentley

Happy new year!

Time marches on – and here’s a reminder of times past…

Check this out – a couple of what appear to be vultures, etched by native Americans into the siltstone at Castle Gardens, Wyoming:

Diameter of the outer circle is probably 1.5 or 2 feet. My annotated (and generally embelished) version:

I love the “hunched” shoulders on these birds, and their expressionless faces. What’s the small inner circle? An egg? The moon? It seems to have a slight green color.