BLACK MOUNTAIN COMPLEX PETROGLYPHS
Recovering Indian history from ancient Native American rock writings.
Six man-made Terra Glyphs
In the photo above there are six man-made terra glyphs. In our modern electronic society it seems inconceivable that new discoveries remain to be found. However in May 2015 this author became the first non-Indian to recognize these six terra glyphs. These stone works have been in place for up to five thousand years. This is a 'true' ceremonial site. Serrano oral tradition supports the use of this site until the Spanish invaded these sacred Indian lands looking for gold.
The Ram's head is the totum/icon of the Uto-Aztecan speaking peoples everywhere. Located on the side of this mountain, it means that this location is intended as a sacred site for ALL the Uto-Aztecan people, past, present and future. The large circle of the connected circles represents the Proto-Uto-Aztecan 'Nation' prior to the war with the Proto-Hokan 'Nation'. The smaller circle represents the return of the Uto-Aztecan speaking 'Nation' two thousand years after they were defeated within this same Black Mountain stronghold. The amphitheater contains three stages and is encircled with numerous guard or observation stations. The amphitheater is a replica of the Tortoise Head Gap on the opposite side of the Black Mountain.
The smaller horns further back on the mountain represent the Proto-Uto-Aztecan warriors being forced up the Black Mountain and the Spur. The 'arrowhead' represents WAR and the black circle represents the entire Proto-Uto-Aztecan alliance as being dead...