|This figure nicely displays the
very common Janus-like image of two faces look- ing in opposite
directions. Typically one is more anthropomorphic than the
other, with a bird over the forehead. Below, this theme is
repeated on the opposite side of the rock. The bottom
edge of the rock is flattened, allowing the figure to stand
firmly upright. This is one of several pieces
microscopically examined by rock art expert Dr. Arsen Faradzhev during a
visit in April 2005 and determined to be the product of human
|Below: As is almost
always the case with such figures of suitable size, this one is
contoured for a comfortable right-hand grasp for use as a tool (whether or not it was actually used as such).
|Click your browser's
"Back" button to return to the point from which
you entered this page.