Start Dating rock art southern america

Dating rock art southern america

includes pictographs (drawings or paintings), petroglyphs (carvings or inscriptions), engravings (incised motifs), petroforms (rocks laid out in patterns), and geoglyphs (ground drawings).

Examples of both types of rock art are found along the sites described in this guide. The patterns and motifs may be similar, but are never quite the same.

Styles vary from place to place, and from people to people.

What are the types of rock art, and what are their defining features?