A Recipe for Success: Experimental Archaeology and Paint Making

A Recipe for Success: Experimental Archaeology and Paint Making

By Amanda Castaneda and Charles Koenig One of the most frequently asked questions during a rock art site tour is, “How did these ancient artists create the paints they used?” And we usually throw the question right back and ask, “How would you create a paint if you...
Variation of Pecos River Style Antlered Anthropomorphs

Variation of Pecos River Style Antlered Anthropomorphs

By Charles Koenig and Amanda Castañeda Over the course of the Alexandria Project one of our primary objectives is to identify repeated rock art attributes, figures, and/or motifs. As we explained in the Iconographic Inventory blog, we are recording a limited number of...
The Hibiscus Shelter Rock Art Curtain

The Hibiscus Shelter Rock Art Curtain

***This blog post does not deal directly with the Alexandria Project, but is a throwback to a Shumla – Ancient Southwest Texas Project (ASWT) collaboration at Hibiscus Shelter back in 2012.*** By Charles Koenig Hibiscus Shelter is located on the Ryes N’ Sons Ranch...