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Human Hand Petroglyphs

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Title: Human Hand Petroglyphs
Creators: Murphy, James L., 1941-
Keywords: Barnesville Track Rocks (Belmont Co., Ohio)
Rice's Landing Petroglyph (Fayette Co., Pennsylvania)
Petroglyphs (Historic)
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Archaeological Society of Ohio
Citation: James L. Murphy, "Human Hand Petroglyphs," Ohio Archaeologist 59 no. 4 (Fall, 2009): 36-37.
Abstract: Two Historic petroglyphs depicting the human hand are described, one associated with the well-known Barnesville Track Rocks, Belmont Co., Ohio, the other occurring on a large sandstone boulder in a stream bed at Rice's Landing, Fayette Co., Pennsylvania. Both represent the left hand and are associated with Historic graffiti. Occurrences of similar petroglyphs, both prehistoric and Historic, are reviewed.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/45243
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