Puerco Pueblo
The Puerco Pueblo area was inhabited from about 1250 to 1380.
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Finally, here at Puerco Pueblo, your grandparents saw their first petroglyphs.
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The bird and other symbols are easy to see in these petroglyphs.
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Notice the deer or antelope drawings kn this petroglyph.
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Unidentified symbols.
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THis spiral was used as a target by a summer solstice marker.
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During the solstice, the light created from the crack in this rock would strike the spiral target two times a year. That is how the people who lived here knew the days would begin to grow shorter or longer, depending on the time of year.
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Using the marker, the people could plan their lives around the changing seasons for such things such as planting crops.