Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

Green Mound

One of the largest Pre-Columbian shell midden (waste) mounds in the United States. Once it was 15 m high, now some 12 m high,...

Crystal River Rock Art

Three large upright boulders with petrolgyphs. These carved images resemble humans. Possible time of creation – 100 BC. Nearby are burial mounds, platforms. Location, GPS...

Page-Ladson prehistory site

Rich find of prehistoric fossils of animals and artifacts left by people 12,500 – 10,500 BC. Here were found bones of animals living at...

Little Salt Spring

Water filled, 61 m deep sinkhole. At the depth of 3 m, the water becomes anoxic. Thanks to this in the sinkhole – spring...

White Tank Mountain petroglyphs

Diverse petroglyphs etched in boulders, most likely by Hohokams. It is possible that one petroglyph depicts supernova which happened in 1006 AD. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.58641...

V-bar-V Heritage site

Large petroglyph site with 1,032 petroglyphs. These drawings were made in 1050 - 1400 AD in a specific style which is now called a...

Painted Rocks in Arizona

Group of boulders with hundreds of petroglyphs. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0232 N 113.04892 W Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art Values: Archaeology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa County,...

Lyman Lake Petroglyphs

Petroglyph sites with very diverse cliff drawings from different periods - from 6000 BC to 1400 AD. Some specialists consider that part of the...

Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site

In this place people of Clovis culture killed mammoths around 9,000 BC. There have been found bones of other extinct animals as well. Location, GPS...

Baboquivari Cave

Sacred cave of Tohono O'Odham people, center of their cosmology. According to their beliefs here lives I'itoi - protector of the people. Nearby are...