Forgotten Falls Picture

Series: Mystical Journeys
Medium: Watercolor
Size: 11" x 15"

Forgotten Falls started as an idea about the waters that once covered much of the land we live on today. There is evidence of these waters in our landscape in many places and it makes me wonder what things might have been like in these places many moons ago.

This is the second of this set. The top portion is a Kachina Mask - reference from a photo taken at Heuco Tanks National Park in El Paso Texas. The park contains many hidden pictographs like these. The other one in this set is Poco Kachina

A unique legacy of lively and fantastic rock paintings greets the visitor at the "tanks." From Archaic hunters and foragers of thousands of years ago to relatively recent Mescalero Apaches, Native Americans have drawn strange mythological designs and human and animal figures on the rocks of the area. The site's notable pictographs also include more than 200 face designs or "masks" left by the prehistoric Jornada Mogollon culture. Hueco Tanks was the site of the last Indian battle in the county. Apaches, Kiowas, and earlier Indian groups camped here and left behind pictographs telling of their adventures. These tanks served as watering places for the Butterfield Overland Mail Route.

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