Moveable rock artwork fowl effigies present in Philadelphia – The Artsology Weblog

It’s attention-grabbing, more often than not once I get folks sending me footage and tales about their rock artwork finds, they’re discovering these items out within the nation in rural areas. So it got here as a little bit of a shock that John from Philadelphia despatched me these two footage of transportable rock artwork that he discovered “… up and down the creeks in Philly.” Granted, there was a time a whole lot of years in the past when that geographical space was the first house to the Lenape, indigenous folks whose historic territory included present-day northeastern Delaware, New Jersey and jap Pennsylvania alongside the Delaware River watershed, New York Metropolis, western Lengthy Island, and the decrease Hudson Valley. However contemplating the town of Philadelphia was based in 1682 by William Penn, and within the subsequent centuries grew to become a big and industrial metropolitan space with over 6 million folks, the truth that these two rock artwork examples lay undisturbed (?) till now, it sparks some thought.

rock art bird effigies found in the creeks of Philadelphia
Two examples of transportable rock artwork with recommended fowl effigies present in Philadelphia.

John provides: “We’re new to the passion however it’s fascinating. We discover many animal effigies we name ‘infinite stones’ due to the numerous faces on the identical rocks.” Beneath is a composite picture created by Artsology displaying how I’m seeing visible references to birds. What do you assume? I’m not a rock artwork knowledgeable, but when anybody on the market has any experience associated to transportable rock artwork finds like these, please share your ideas within the feedback part under.

portable rock art compared to images of real birds
Moveable rock artwork fowl effigies in comparison with photographs of actual birds.