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Carrot Man Pictographs

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11.6 miles south of Rangely on Rio Blanco County 23, then turn west on Moon Canyon Rd. and go .3 mile to a Bureau of Land Management sign by a rock overhang over a small gully

Among pecked and painted figures on this site under a rock overhang the elongated “carrot men” are most conspicuous. The pictographs (rock paintings), painted in red hematite on a stone outcropping, are distinctly anthropomorphic work of the Fremont Culture. (Illustration, p. 5)

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel



Thomas J. Noel, "Carrot Man Pictographs", [Rangely, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 515-515.

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