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richardtbryant's Snapshots

  1. Neolithic Hunter with Bow and Bow Case

    Snapshot Title: Neolithic Hunter with Bow and Bow Case
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Petroglyphs like this one provide critical insight into ancient weaponry technology in northern Saudi Arabia. Notice his strange head, the ties at his waist for his loin cloth and his ankle bracelets...



  2. hardware

    Snapshot Title: hardware
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Ruidoso Fire Station, Ruidoso, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    hardware



  3. Wall of Courage plaque

    Snapshot Title: Wall of Courage plaque
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Ruidoso Fire Station, Ruidoso, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Dedicated Saptember 11, 2008



  4. Ruidoso FIre Department plaque

    Snapshot Title: Ruidoso FIre Department plaque
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Ruidoso Fire Station, Ruidoso, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Ruidoso FIre Department plaque



  5. Ruidoso Fire Department

    Snapshot Title: Ruidoso Fire Department
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Ruidoso Fire Station, Ruidoso, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Ruidoso Fire Department



  6. secret look

    Snapshot Title: secret look
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Archaeological site, Carrizozo, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    One of the new secret hybrid railroad cars.....



  7. Orion ?

    Snapshot Title: Orion ?
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Archaeological site, Carrizozo, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Orion ?



  8. Crew

    Snapshot Title: Crew
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Archaeological site, Carrizozo, New Mexico
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    archaeologists (from left) Dorothy Zamora, Vernon Foster, Lynnette Etsitty, Isaiah Coan, Richard Montoya, Karen Wening, and Mary Weahkee



  9. Neolithic Sheep

    Snapshot Title: Neolithic Sheep
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    This Neolithic ram is older than the lion petroglyph that is superimposed upon it. It's backward curving horns and short tail identify it as a sheep, rather than a bull. Petroglyphs are notoriously ...



  10. Ostriches

    Snapshot Title: Ostriches
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    An ostrich family. Based on the relatively light patina, these petroglyphs are relatively recent compared to the deeply incised, Neolithic images on this panel. Compare these ostriches with similar im...



  11. Neolithic human and sheep

    Snapshot Title: Neolithic human and sheep
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    These Neolithic petroglyphs show a human located near a domestic sheep. Note the much younger camel petroglyph, which partly overlies the Neolithic human figure.



  12. Lion

    Snapshot Title: Lion
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    Lions are readily identified on the basis of their sharp, curved claws and large mane.



  13. Aurochs: detail of head and horns

    Snapshot Title: Aurochs: detail of head and horns
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    The aurochs, Bos primigenius, is the ancestor of our modern cattle. The oldest petroglyphics, which are Neolithic in age (8,000-2500 BCE), often show examples of these wild cattle and their huge hor...



  14. Neolithic man and domestic sheep

    Snapshot Title: Neolithic man and domestic sheep
    Taken by: richardtbryant

    Image: Eagle's Nest, Jubbah, Saudi Arabia
    Image Owner: richardtbryant



    Description:

    The distinctive form of this human, with a nearly linear head and rectangular torso, identifies the petroglyph as probably Neolithic. The man appears to be holding some type of tool or weapon, most li...