Petroglyph National Monument is located in the west
suburbs of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was my good fortune to visit the site on the afternoon of
October 31, 2008 before I drove to Santa Fe to participate in the AIA archaeology kids fair.
Sign at the entrance to Boca Negra .
Lizard with a rattle?
Panel showing mountain sign represented by the zig-zag line.
Two birds, chest to chest, and a drum represented in a panel
Panel damaged possibly in a futile attempt to split and steal the panel.
Panel with the city in the background.
Petroglyph that is probably a mountain lion though my first impression was of a jaguar.
Cross pattern representing the four cardinal directions.
Low wall of fieldstone defining a floor space. National Park Service interprets this feature as a historic period shepherd's enclosure.
Webpage created 6 November 2008