Piney Creek Site

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Petroglyphs in Piney Creek Site
Petroglyphs in Piney Creek Site. / Mrostrichman, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0
The richest petroglyph site in Illinois – a sandstone outcropping with some 150 petroglyphs. These signs were created sometimes between 450 and 1550 AD. Drawings show a man with a spear, animals and winged people. Most likely these drawings are linked to some mystical rituals.

Location, GPS coordinates: 37.89696 N 89.63625 W
Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art
Values: Archaeology, Visual
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Illinois, Randolph County, Piney Creek Ravine State Natural Area

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