Friday, April 18, 2014

Shady Art


How about a dry stone feature that creates a figurative shadow on the landscape ?



4 comments:

  1. John, There are some wonderful structures from MesoAmerica built in Chaco Canyon that are aligned with celestial events, some remarkably occurring on annual solstice or equinox events or even 17 year cycles.
    Talk about building for the ages. Count me in. Bob Wiskera

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  2. The Mayans at Chichen (according to some) arranged the main pyramid such that its own shadow turns the steps into a serpent, which is why it terminates in a snake's head. Here's a link.. http://geo-mexico.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/chichen-itza-equinox.jpg

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  3. http://www.solsticeproject.org/

    some further details
    Bob

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