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George Creed - Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

Tracing of a petroglyph of an orb with a cross and a structure that may be part of a monstrance

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Date: 1888

Petroglyph tracings J: Roman crosses #6. 4 negatives. Note the Mi'kmaq hieroglyph for 'holy/blessings' closely resembles the orb and cross. Possible interpretation of petroglyph from Rock Drawings of the Micmac Indians.

Reference: George Creed - Petroglyphs Nova Scotia Archives MG 15 Vol. 14 J6