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Near Arroyo Seco in Municipality of Victoria, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

A Long-Term Painted History

 
 
A Long-Term Painted History Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
1. A Long-Term Painted History Marker
Inscription.  

Una Historia Pintada de Larga Duración
La cantidad de sitios de arte rupestre localizados en el valle, su abundante iconografía y la reutilización continua de los espacios pintados denotan la existencia de una tradición pictórica de larga duración, pues el acto de pintar continuó a lo largo de la época colonial con grupos otomíes llegados a la región.

Durante los siglos XVIll y XIX se vinculó a ceremonias católicas para exorcizar cuevas, también hay inscripciones históricas relacionadas con la revolución de la Sierra Gorda. Los últimos ejemplos del arte rupestre local datan de principios del siglo XX, probablemente vinculados con la guerra cristera.

Pie de dibujos: Conjunto A-XXII
Conjunto A-XXIII

English translation:
A Long-Term Painted History
The amount of rock art sites located in the valley, its abundant iconography and the continuous reuse of painted spaces denote the existence of a long-lasting pictorial tradition, as the act of painting continued throughout the colonial era with Otomi groups arriving in the region.

During the sixteenth
A Long-Term Painted History Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
2. A Long-Term Painted History Marker
and nineteenth centuries it was linked to Catholic ceremonies to exorcise caves and there are also historical inscriptions related to the Mexican Revolution from the Sierra Gorda. The latest examples of local rock art date from the early twentieth century, probably linked to the Cristero War.

Captions: Set A-XXII
Set A-XXIII
 
Erected by Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH).
 
Location. 21° 11.461′ N, 100° 12.199′ W. Marker is near Arroyo Seco, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Victoria. Marker can be reached from Calle Nueva a Victoria just north of Calle Principal de Arroyo Seco, on the right when traveling north. The marker is along the walking tour at the Arroyo Seco Archaeological Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arroyo Seco, Guanajuato 37920, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Social Function of Rock Art (a few steps from this marker); The Memory of the Landscape (a few steps from this marker); The Guardians of the Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Art in the 16th Century (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arroyo Seco Archaeological Site (about 180 meters away,
Nearby rock art of a flying bird, the Arroyo Seco Archaeological Park's symbol image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
3. Nearby rock art of a flying bird, the Arroyo Seco Archaeological Park's symbol
measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Father Juan González Zarate (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); a different marker also named Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 11.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arroyo Seco.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
A nearby rock art image that may represent the sun image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
4. A nearby rock art image that may represent the sun
More examples of nearby rock art, potentially showing two figures image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
5. More examples of nearby rock art, potentially showing two figures
A view of the surrounding area from the marker, with the visitors center in the distance to the left image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2019
6. A view of the surrounding area from the marker, with the visitors center in the distance to the left
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 22, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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