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The Atacama Giant (Spanish: Gigante de Atacama) is a large anthropomorphic geoglyph in the Atacama Desert, Chile.[1] Located at "Cerro Unitas", this is the largest prehistoric anthropomorphic figure in the world with a height of 119 metres (390 ft) and represents a deity for the local inhabitants from 1000 to 1400 CE.

The Atacama Giant: Geoglyph of Cerro Unita, Pozo Almonte, Chile Luis Briones (c) 2006

Prehistoric rock art in the remote valley of Teimareh in central Iran. The valley is full of ancient petroglyphs, belong to 4500 to 17000 years ago. With over 30,000 engraved images, the valley is one of the world's most important petroglyph sites. photos: By: @ Babak A. Tafreshi

Prehistoric rock art in the remote valley of Teimareh in central Iran. The valley is full of ancient petroglyphs, belong to 4500 to 17000 years ago. With over engraved images, the valley is one of the world's most important petroglyph sites.

The engraved images of two giraffes, estimated to be some 7000-9000 yrs old, have been found atop a 50-foot-high sandstone outcrop in the Sahara Desert of northeastern Niger. One is more than 20 feet high. They are among the finest examples of African rock art found to date; the larger of the two images may well be the largest-known single prehistoric work of art in the world.

The engraved images of two giraffes, estimated to be some yrs old, have been found atop a sandstone outcrop in the Sahara Desert of northeastern Niger. One is more than 20 feet high. They are among the finest examples of African rock art .

Saudi Arabia Bir Hima petroglyphs | The pre-Islamic rock art of Arabia at Bir Hima, carved into the eastern foothills of the Asir Mountains, is one of the most important rock art sites in Saudi Arabia. Most of what you'll see dates from around 5500 BC, athough there are more recent examples scattered around.

saudi arabia bir hima petroglyphs The pre-Islamic rock art of Arabia at Bir Hima, carved into the eastern foothills of the Asir Mountains, .

Silbury Hill, UK. Silbury Hill, near Avebury in Wiltshire, is the largest prehistoric man-made mound in Europe. It was created around 2660 BCE and stands 130 feet high, but its purpose is unknown. Despite centuries of study and excavation, it remains one of the most enigmatic of British prehistoric sites.

Silbury Hill, near Avebury in Wiltshire, is the largest prehistoric mound in Europe. It was created around 2660 BCE and stands 130 feet high. Despite centuries of study and excavation, it remains one of the most enigmatic of British prehistoric sites.

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Blythe Intaglios One of many ancient geoglyphs along the Lower Colorado River Valley. This one is located 15 miles northeast of Blythe, CA. This is the largest of the group measuring in length. - Aerial photo of Blythe Intaglios, CA

This 1,348-foot-long and three-foot-high prehistoric effigy mound along Ohio Brush Creek in Adams County continues to marvel locals and visitors alike. It is one of the most impressive earthworks in North America, constructed in the shape of a snake. It was built around 1000 A.D. by the Fort Ancient culture and likely used as a place of ceremony.

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The Great Serpent Mound::Aerial view. One of the most important prehistoric effigy mounds of Adema Culture, located on the Ohio River - Ohio, USA.

A petroglyph of a headless "shield man" represents a mysterious link to the Anasazi people who left it behind in the Galesteo River Basin near the village of Galesteo, New Mexico

A petroglyph of a headless "shield man" represents a mysterious link to the ANASAZI people who left it behind in the Galesteo River Basin near the village of Galesteo, New Mexico Photo by Charles Mann

Petroglyph In Paka Vaka Rock Art Site, Easter Island, Chile    Symbols have been found on a number of stones on Easter Island, several thousands of petroglyphs can be found, most of them represent animals, like the legendary "bird man".

Petroglyph In Paka Vaka Rock Art Site, Easter Island, Chile Symbols have been…

"When 16th century Spanish  conquistadors first laid eyes on the  Candelabra in the Bay of Pisco, Peru,  they were told by the locals that they  didn't know who made it; it had been  there since before even they settled in  the area. It is 800 feet high and carved  out of the hillside - visible 12 miles out to sea. No one has a clue why it's there."

"When century Spanish conquistadors first laid eyes on the Candelabra in…

Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December 18, 1994, it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000–32,000 years ago.

Chauvet France Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately years ago.

petroglyph -- Escalante River, Glenn Canyon

There's more than yoga in my novel "Ashram" as the resident students perceive ancient wisdom in related traditions. Consider this from Escalante River, Glenn Canyon

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