Several caves have been found in Equador which display an amazing number of petroglyphs;
All cave pictures folder
Yet there is more. Additional secrets lie on a nearby side of a mountain where a collapsed cave remains unexcavated yet tantalizingly inviting to
those who’s quest for answers are never satisfied.
If all of this were not enough to spur investigations many locals insist that the area is continually visited by strange flying objects that hover out
over the ocean and the ruins lying just beneath the water surface.
The cave location is Ecuador and that is all that can be given at this point. Those with expertise in this area can make arrangements at some point in
the future to view the cave in person.
There are found in the cave artifacts of stone and other material. There are reportedly two other caves nearby with additional petroglyphs and
artifacts in them.
What is needed at once is knowledgeable opinions of what we have here and interpation of the petroglyphs or at least to establish some relation
or context to other such pre-historic works.
This is were we must try to oblige. In my Chachapoya thread i did mention that certain of their motifs required explanation in a greater context, so
that also i'll provide here hopefully.
These are their take on the Equadorian motif'
The motif of a fertilty/sexual type Goddess in such a position is worldwide and dates back somewhat astonishingly to around 30,000 years ago'
It's from the Ukraine and was carved on mammoth bone
Swidwin.Poland.9th mill.bc. radiocarbon dated
The above is from Croatia 3rd millenia BC
An Australian neolithic example
and above a Mesopotamian example. So the fact is that many cultures saw importance in this motif over an enormous amount of time. For furthur
examples see these Flikr image pages were he names them Lajja Gauri after the Indian equivalent
So what does it all mean precious, probably this...
The fertility Goddess of this type was based upon Canis Major, in her relationship to the place of first creation generally located as within the
Orion nebula, and also generally associated with a bird God, in the Americas the condor for example, in the Near East the Falcon, a male Deity of
Thus returning to the Equadorian iconography we are probably seeing the all singing and dancing birth Goddess in conjunction with Orion of the raised
I don't think this was widely reported at all when first disocvered, if at all, perhaps in order to protect from looting as there are artifacts
reported, especially as it could be seen as related to the Tayos caves mythos and such treasure hunts
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