Petroglyphs, Petrified Wood, and Painted Desert

A one-night stopover in a seemingly¬†unremarkable location, Lyman Lake State Park, yielded big surprises. Archaeologists date the bottom panel to the Basketmaker period (AD 300 to 700), and it’s one of the earliest panels in the park. ¬†The zigzag elements supposedly represent water serpents, to whom the Hopi people would pray for water when there… Continue reading Petroglyphs, Petrified Wood, and Painted Desert