Picture Cave, black/white image

Part of the Cosmology in the New World project

Creator(s): Timothy Pauketat

Year: 2010


This is an image from Picture Cave. AMS dates are AD 1025. Interpreted as Red Horn or Morning Star deity by Carol Diaz Granados (2004, Marking Stone, Land, Body, and Spirit, in Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand, Art Institute of Chicago).

Cite this Record

Picture Cave, black/white image. Timothy Pauketat. 2010 ( tDAR id: 5701) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8K072H5


Mississippian Woodland

Site Name
Picture Cave

Site Type
Rock Art

Investigation Types
Methodology, Theory, or Synthesis

Morning Star Red Horn Venus

Geographic Keywords
Midwest Missouri Picture Cave

Temporal Keywords
Mississippian Woodland

Temporal Coverage

Radiocarbon Date: 925 to 925

Calendar Date: 1025 to 1025

Spatial Coverage

min long: -92.439; min lat: 38.031 ; max long: -90.132; max lat: 39.724 ;

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picture-cave.tif 445.47kb Dec 9, 2010 2:22:22 PM Public