Ancient Art Maps Cosmological Beliefs
It is likely some of the most widespread and oldest art in the U.S. Pieces of rock art dot the Appalachian Mountains, and research by anthropology professor Jan Simek finds each engraving or drawing is strategically placed to reveal a cosmological puzzle.
Recently, the discoveries of prehistoric rock art have become more common. With these discoveries comes a single giant one — all these drawing and engravings map the prehistoric peoples’ cosmological world.
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