3. Pictographs, Patterns, and Peyote in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas

  1. Jo McDonald2 and
  2. Peter Veth3
  1. Carolyn E. Boyd

Published Online: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch3

A Companion to Rock Art

A Companion to Rock Art

How to Cite

Boyd, C. E. (2012) Pictographs, Patterns, and Peyote in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas, in A Companion to Rock Art (eds J. McDonald and P. Veth), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia, Australia

  2. 3

    University of Western Australia, Australia

Author Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334241

Online ISBN: 9781118253892

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Keywords:

  • pictographs, patterns, peyote, the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas;
  • Lower Pecos anthropomorphs and their role, beyond that of shamans;
  • rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands, complex, polychromatic rock art panels;
  • Pecos River style rock art, identifying patterns;
  • variation and consistency in artistic styles, and anomalies in the art;
  • ethnographic review, formulating hypotheses;
  • deer and peyote association, in ritual foot races;
  • Huichol ethnography, and shared patterns in rock art and ethnography;
  • deer and peyote ecology, and effects of peyote consumption;
  • symbolic relationships in rock art, evidence from Lower Pecos and ecology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • The Method

  • Step 1: Feature Analysis

  • Step 2: Ethnographic Review and Formulating Hypotheses

  • Step 3: Testing Hypotheses

  • Conclusions

  • Note

  • References