Rockart in this category are drawings that were inspired by the the sky
and stars. All fertile crescent cultures worshiped them and they are the
origin of many myths.
This heavenly worship began in Sumer where the first zodiac and constellations were mapped.
The constellations are groups of stars that were imaginary star connection
that creates a sacred symbol.
For the spectator unfamiliar with the stars, the rockart looks like a
drawing that imitates life.
But for those who know the stars, it is clear that these are scenes from heaven
and they represents a play of the constellations.
The ancients mapped the stars in different days and seasons and used them as a calendar. The stars were godly
inspiration and in time became the upper gods that all worshipped.
Summer skies the central figure in the amazing rockart is the lizard. This the constellation
Bootes prominent in summer skies. It can be recognized from his trapeze like body with
the tail at 90 degrees.
The ibex and the dog are the constellation Orion and Canis major.
Spring time star scene. Marked by the appearance of the RAM seen at the bottom. Its also the time Orion is
the skies in the west and in the east the scorpion is rising with it Antares reddish star.
Procession of North stars shifting of times. The ibex is a view of constellation draco with Tuban as the north star.
The camel is much later view of constellation draco with Polaris as a north star.
Anubis , Canis major constellation, is guiding the Egyptian ship into the underworld.
Winter sky view. The hero of this scene is constellation Perseus standing on top
dominating all below. All other parts of this wonderful scene are the major winter constellations.