SIA0313: Cougar/Mountain Lion Petroglyph

Photographer:Calvin J. Hamilton
Copyright:© 2003 Calvin J. Hamilton
Location:Petrified Forest, Arizona

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This petroglyph of a Cougar, or Mountain Lion, was found near Blue Mesa in 1934. It was probably made during the 12th or 13th century. Cougars were revered by Pueblo Indians for their hunting ability and are the subject of numerous shrines and artwork throughout the southwest.

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