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Horses on the Rocks

Presented by Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society at Colorado Springs Fire Station #19 (community room), Colorado Springs CO

May 15 2018
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The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Archeological Society invites you to join us at Dr. Larry Loendorf’s illustrated presentation on painted caves and rock art sites featuring horses.

The world’s oldest horse images are painted on cave walls in France and Spain. These pictographs may be well over 30,000 years old.

New World horses became extinct at the end of the Pleistocene Epoch (about 11,700 years ago), so the modern horse evolved and was domesticated in the Old World. In the mid-1500s, Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado traveled to the Americas with horses on his ships – this introduced the modern horse to the American West. While a few pictographs and

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The presentation is preceded by a short chapter meeting.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Colorado Springs Fire Station #19 (community room)

2490 Research Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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