[ US /ˈpɛtɹoʊˌɡɫɪf/ ]
  1. a carving or line drawing on rock (especially one made by prehistoric people)
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  • If you look closely in this picture just to the left of center you can see a square geometrical petroglyph, perhaps one of the entoptic vision shapes described by Whitley. Some More on Shamans in Coso Rock Art
  • Afterward, Wilde took us on a short hike to show us nearly thousand-year-old petroglyphs etched on boulders.
  • There are deodar forests and donkey carts, smoke-cured villages, ancient petroglyphs and souvenir vendors.
  • The motifs shared by the petroglyphic art include circles, cruciform shapes, star motifs and herringbone patterns.
  • Among its various attractions, Wrangell has totem poles and native-carved petroglyphs that date back an estimated 8,000 years.
  • Stone circles and other petroglyph sites are located in the area. "Stonehenge" in Lake Michigan?
  • There are petroglyph sites, archeological and paleontological sites and, still in Utah, a quarry where you can go and dig for your own trilobite. Archive 2009-09-01
  • Established in 1990, this national park holds over 17,000 petroglyphs, or carvings and drawings made on rocks, some of which are over 2,000 years old.
  • They include precise cross-hatching, clusters of vertical or horizontal lines, small organic shapes suggesting fragments of larger images, and broad lines arranged in configurations that recall petroglyphs.
  • Our guides led us into a cave with walls covered by ancient petroglyphs, including symbols still used by Aborigines today.
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