Comets and Rock Art

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Comets in Negev Desert Rock Art Comets’ infrequent and sudden appearance equated them to a harbinger of a bad omen. To an earthbound observer, a comet appears as a large star surrounded by a bright transparent cloud with a long tail that travels through the sky. Comets appearances in aRead More …


Maze and Rock Art

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Maze in Negev Desert Rock Art The maze shape in rock art highlights a visual hardship the viewer encounters while watching it. The mind follows the maze entangled paths trying to find the beginning and end but every path leads to a dead-end without an apparent solution thus leaving theRead More …


God Images on Rock Art

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God images from the Fertile Crescent and rock art We see in rock art the earliest recorded thoughts of a man much before ink and paper were invented. In the right context, rock art can reveal a  glimpse of how things were envisioned and gives us access to early imagesRead More …


Fertility scenes in Rock Art

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Fertility scenes in the Negev Desert Rock Art The fertility rituals scenes deciphered here were influenced by the Egyptian myth of Osiris. These scenes re-enacted, symbolically, sexual acts as reproductive processes of man, animals, and land. Spreading semen over land or water ceremony was practiced in ancient Egypt to promoteRead More …


Sacred Marriage Fertility

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Fertility Rituals Sacred Marriage in Negev Desert rock art It seems natural for early man to relate the heavenly mating of a sky god with the earth goddess as a catalyst to promote fertility. The celestial pairing of the two found its way in rituals of sexual nature intended to induceRead More …