Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Milky Way Over Ancient Ghost Panel

Credit & Copyright: Bret Webster
via Astronomy Picture of the Day where you'll find the full description with links.
"Long before Stonehenge was built, well before the Dead Sea Scrolls were written, ancient artists painted life-sized figures on canyon walls in Utah, USA -- but why? Nobody is sure. The entire panel of figures, which dates back about 7,000 years, is called the Great Gallery and was found on the walls of Horseshoe Canyon in Canyonlands National Park. The humans who painted them likely hunted Mammoths."

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