Posted by: KA7VEE
N 19° 17.771 W 155° 07.443
5Q E 276802 N 2134967
Quick Description: Acient Petroglyphs carved into volcanic rock
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 2/2/2011 11:25:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMAN91
In ancient times, the only means man had to record his thoughts was to scratch pictures onto rock. The soft lava found here made an excellent tablet for such drawings. One of the petroglyphs show several figures grouped together and are thought to depict a family. The human figures with large bodies are probably the Ali'i (royalty) and the stick figures may be the commoners. Many different animals, canoes and tools are also depicted.
Type of Pictograph: Petroglyph
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