Indian Canyon 1 site (Oregon)

Pictographs at the Indian Canyon 1 site were recorded before 1971 by the student archaeological teams working each summer in the John Day River drainage. The site is situated on private property and is not open to the public.

Pictograph number 6 at Indian Canyon 1; a total of thirteen pictographs were recorded at this site. I made a 1:1 copy of the tracing during the summer of 1971; the original tracing was stored at Camp Hancock in Fossil, Oregon. The tracing measures 12 cm tall and 10.5 cm wide . The research was under the direction of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Pictograph 15 (lower) measures 13.5 cm tall and 12 cm wide). Pictograph 16 (upper) measures 7.5 cm tall and 3 cm wide.

Pictograph 2 at the Indian Canyon 1 site; it measures 11.6 cm tall and 11.0 cm wide.

Three pictographs at the Indian Canyon 1 site. The largest pictograph (lower left) measures 18.5 cm tall and 8.0 cm wide. The adjacent pictograph measures 9.5 cm tall and 4.5 cm wide. A damaged pictograph (right) measures 6.0 by 6.3 cm.

Pictographs 4 at the Indian Canyon 1 site. It measures 12 cm tall and 9 cm wide.

Pictographs 5 at the Indian Canyon 1 site is the only pictograph in black pigment at the site. It measures 13 cm tall and 13.5 cm wide.

Five pictographs at the Indian Canyon 1 site. The three pictographs on the left side are very distinct while the two pictographs (right side) are faded. The largest pictograph measures 16 cm by 12 cm.

Sketch plan of the distribution of the rock art at Indian Canyon 1 site. I have not digitized all of the tracings from the site - just the most interesting.

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