Webster Definition for "petroglyph"

pet.ro. glyph \'pe-tr*-. glif\ n
[F pe` troglyphe, fr. pe`tr- petr- + -glyphe (as in hie`] roglyphe hieroglyph) : a carving or inscription on a rock

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Zuni Petroglyph Photo

Petroglyph pages at other sites:

William D. Hyder's personal page from Zzyx.
The Three Rivers Petroglyph Site
Brian Lee's Rock Art Images
Northwestern Ontario Pictographs
Chapter 5 of How the Shaman Stole the Moon by William H. Calvin
Chaco Canyon page on the 1054 Supernova Petrograph
Southwestern Archaeology
Approximately a dozen photographs of petroglyphs are found at the Special Collections and Archives Department, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University


The Archaeology of Rock-Art, Christopher Chippindale, Paul S. C. Tacon (Editors),
Cambridge University Press. (Hardcover)
Canyon Country: Prehistoric Rock Art , Fran Barnes, Wasatch Pub.
Canyon De Chelly: Its People and Rock Art, Campbell Grant , Univ. Arizona Press.
The Cave Paintings of Baja California:
Discovering the Great Murals of an Unknown People
Harry W. Crosby, Lowell Lindsay (Editor), Sunbelt Pub.
A Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Greater Southwest, Alex Patterson.
A Guide to Rock Art Sites: Southern California and Southern Nevada, David S. Whitley , Mountain Press.
Images in Stone: Southwest Rock Art, Polly Schaafsma, David Muench (Photographer), Browntrout Pub.
Indian Rock Art of the Southwest, Polly Schaafsma, Univ. of New Mexico Press.
Kokopelli: Fluteplayer Images in Rock Art, Dennis Slifer, James Duffield , Ancient City Press.
Legacy on Stone: Rock Art of the Colorado Plateau and Four Corners Region,
Sally J. Cole, Johnson Books.
On the Trail of Spider Woman: Petroglyphs, Pictographs, and Myths of the Southwest,
Carol Patterson-Rudolph , Ancient City Press.
Painted Dreams: Native American Rock Art, Thor Conway, Gerry Ellis (Photographer), NorthWord Press.
Petroglyphs: Ancient Language/Sacred Art, Sabra Moore, Clear Light.
Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Utah:
The East and Northeast
, Kenneth B. Castleton, Univ. Utah Press.
Postcard-Images in Stone Southwest Rock Art, Browntrout Pub.
Rock Art of the American Southwest , Fred Hirschmann (Photographer), Scott Thybony,
Graphics Arts Center Pub.
The Rock Art of Texas Indians, Forrest Kirkland (Illustrator), W. W., Jr Newcomb,
Univ. Texas Press (Hardcover)
The Rock Art of Utah: A Study from the Donald Scott Collection, Polly Schaafsma, Univ. Utah Press.
Sentinels on Stone: The Petroglyphs of Los Alamos ,
Betty Lilienthal, Dorothy Hoard, Los Alamos Historical Society.
Signs of Life: Rock Art of the Upper Rio Grande, Dennis Slifer, High Lonesome Books.
Warrior, Shield & Star: Imagery & Ideology of Pueblo Warfare, Polly Schaafsma, Mountain Press.

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