MS 2392 Petroglyphs near Hurley, New Mexico
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Hesse, Walter
March 1925
Physical Description:
2 Drawings
60 x 65 1/2 in. 53 x 64 in.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The drawings illustrate rock carvings and paintings at two sites, giving the position of the petroglyphs on the rocks as well as their color and design. The first drawing is captioned, "the stone-drawings (partly chiseled with flintstone, partly painted with red-brown paint) south of the excavation, northwest of Hurley, New Mexico;" the second is captioned, "all the figures are painted on the lower side of a great rock, as well as on several smaller rocks, lying under the above mentioned rock (3/4 St. [?] Nordlich von Hurley)."
Scope and Contents
On the first drawing a note reads, "Figure 1-68 discovered February 2, 1925 by Walter Hesse; Figure 69-122a discovered by my friend Wied."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 2392

Local Note
Local Note
Blueprint copy

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Manuscript 2392, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Petroglyphs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hurley (N.M.) -- Archeology Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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