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Snapshots

  1. fading out of existence

    Snapshot Title: fading out of existence
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    this image is nearly lost to the ravages of time but the three digit arm and bizarre head might suggest more of a therianthropic shape than any known animal today.



  2. yellow and red OR yellow to red

    Snapshot Title: yellow and red OR yellow to red
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    It's hard to tell if this image was intentionally dichromatic or if it was painted yellow and has turned mostly red. Yellow ochre can change to red over the course of thousands of years. Here however,...



  3. foot print

    Snapshot Title: foot print
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    this is actually part of a right foot print, from the toes at the top almost to the heel at the bottom left corner. The angle of the image distorts the foot print but in reality it is clearly a well d...



  4. multiplicity

    Snapshot Title: multiplicity
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    this image is very similar to an image in the cave "Gruta 15 de Março" but in the cave this image is much larger, more square, and in black (black on top of red)



  5. right hand

    Snapshot Title: right hand
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    The pointer finger was either moving or unusually large



  6. idk

    Snapshot Title: idk
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I don't know . . . I just don't know



  7. two left hands

    Snapshot Title: two left hands
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Painel do Pilao (higher resolution detailed)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    there are usually right hands but this proves sometimes the left hand was used as well.