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Eggerness (Carving) by rockartuk Horse-head in the hoof print.
This is, in my view, pure art; the head of an horse captured in a hoof shape, yet open to the rock face.
The incised line on the front side of the head, the S-shaped line from the eye and the delicate lines of the ears are in shrill contrast with the boldly pocked heart-shaped outline.
As always in rock art, more questions than answers:
- Is it a veal still in the mother's uterus?
- Is it not only a head but a full horse (with her body to the left) who's drinking?
- Is it a horse which lies on the side waiting to give birth?
- Is it the final piece of art after some try-outs?
Maybe its better to ignore the questions and just enjoy!
rockartuk Posted by rockartuk
18th June 2008ce
Edited 18th June 2008ce
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