Thousands of years ago, the Coso Shoshone people left their mark in the Mojave Desert in the form of stick figures and animals carved into rock faces. In November, the Ridgecrest Petroglyph and Heritage Festival and rock art tours in Ridgecrest, Calif.
This is the oldest rock art in North America. The Winnemucca petroglyph is between to years old!Nevada petroglyphs in Winnemucca Lake range from simple lines to complex shapes resembling plants and could date back to the first peopling of the Americas.
World's largest rock art petroglyph carving in Africa. The giraffe rock carving at Dabous, Niger in Africa is considered one of the finest in the world. The giraffe has a leash on its nose implying some level of taming. It dates to Kiffian times, yrs ago.
These cave paintings amaze me: Horse heads, Chauvet Cave. Fourteen different animal species are depicted in the Chauvet Cave. Here, three beautiful horses' heads face one another. Someday I want to see cave paintings in person.