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Snapshots

  1. Unusual nucleus

    Snapshot Title: Unusual nucleus
    Taken by: Rupestra

    Image: Ring Mountain PCN Petroglyph Boulder
    Image Owner: rmark



    Description:

    This PCN's nucleus has four sections.



  2. Concentric circles

    Snapshot Title: Concentric circles
    Taken by: Rupestra

    Image: Ring Mountain PCN Petroglyph Boulder
    Image Owner: rmark



    Description:

    Upper center is concentric circular form. Lower one is more typical. Perhaps the rock powder generated during glyph creation had a ceremonial function?



  3. PCNs

    Snapshot Title: PCNs
    Taken by: Rupestra

    Image: Ring Mountain PCN Petroglyph Boulder
    Image Owner: rmark



    Description:

    Some PCNs have their nucleus intact while others have been removed. Perhaps the removed nucleus was made into a charmstone.



  4. Preserve sign

    Snapshot Title: Preserve sign
    Taken by: Rupestra

    Image: Ring Mountain PCN Petroglyph Boulder
    Image Owner: rmark



    Description:

    Low "fence" placed to discourage touching the glyphs after some vandalism occurred.



  5. PCN Petroglyphs

    Snapshot Title: PCN Petroglyphs
    Taken by: rmark

    Image: Ring Mountain PCN Petroglyph Boulder
    Image Owner: rmark



    Description:

    Pecked Curvilinear Nucleated (PCN) glyphs