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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 7 January 2015 in Art & Design.

The Holly site has one more treat in store. Luckily, a ranger happened by and showed me where these are located under the rock shelf. With the glare of the sun on the rocks around there, I wouldn't have seen them.

Hovenweep National Monument
Utah-Colorado border, USA
Part of the Great American West series.

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Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I have already had the opportunity to observe petroglyphs in Jordan and it is always moving to see these petroglyphs dating several centuries

7 Jan 2015 5:44am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Everything's amazing you can see when able to look to the right place.

7 Jan 2015 6:07am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe rendu et jeu de pierre et de bois merveilleux.
Belle journée

7 Jan 2015 6:17am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendide compo

7 Jan 2015 6:48am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

De chouettes détails

7 Jan 2015 7:43am

jean pierre from paris, France

extra ce cadrage!! amitiés

7 Jan 2015 8:22am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, amazing view !

7 Jan 2015 9:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

wow !!! You were destined to see this !!! I can see some light drawings...circles ...there !!!

7 Jan 2015 10:36am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Très beau!! très bien vu!

7 Jan 2015 10:48am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, colors & light!
Amazing textures!

7 Jan 2015 11:20am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

étranges et passionnants messages

7 Jan 2015 11:32am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful glimpse under the rock shelf and you capture the light very well.

7 Jan 2015 12:57pm

franz from Baden, Austria

interesting difference bw the different layers of rocks, and remarkable evidence of past cultures ...

7 Jan 2015 1:38pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful shot in the beautiful light. Excellent framing.

7 Jan 2015 1:42pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful composition. Beautifully captured.

7 Jan 2015 2:31pm

Don from Spokane, United States

This careful selection has wonderful contrast and surface textures. Well done.

7 Jan 2015 2:50pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Interesting rock drawings !!

7 Jan 2015 3:01pm

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Beautifully taken ! I love the colors too.

7 Jan 2015 3:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The writing is hard to see, but you photographed it beautifully.

7 Jan 2015 3:36pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture. Lovely light and textures. :)

7 Jan 2015 4:18pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Interesting capture.

7 Jan 2015 5:06pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful framing and impressiv signs !

7 Jan 2015 5:23pm

normandy50 from tourlaville, France

beau mélange de ces différents matériaux ... bonne soirée

7 Jan 2015 6:55pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Amazing remains and symbols ... great textures and colors!

7 Jan 2015 7:45pm

RAMAK from Tehran, Iran

splendide compo

7 Jan 2015 8:41pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful framing of these interesting symbols ... The textures and light are fabulous !!!

7 Jan 2015 11:48pm

Maxine from Christchurch, New Zealand

How neat! How old are these?

8 Jan 2015 12:35am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

superbe ce cadrage et texture

8 Jan 2015 8:48am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Those are just ornate copyright symbols, aren't they? ;)

9 Jan 2015 9:06am