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October 10, 2016 - No Comments!

Unnamed Esplanade Poylchrome site

Esplanade Style Polychrome Panel, Mojave County, Arizona

model recorded October 2016

This is the type site for Esplanade style polychrome rock art. Known from only 25 sites it is some of the most enigmatic and beautiful prehistoric art in North America. There are fewer than 25 examples of Esplanade style rock art all are located in Mojave County Arizona. As such it is one of the least studied types of North American rock art. Age estimates range from archaic southwest (8,000 BCE) to pre Fremont (500 BCE).

Esplanade Polychrome Panel, Mojave CO Arizona
by Ancient Art Archive
on Sketchfab