Las Labradas: Petroglyphs

Las Labradas: Petroglyphs

Immerse yourself in Sinaloan history at Las Labradas, a sprawling archaeological site filled with pre-writing symbols from the area’s ancestors.

Forty minutes from Mazatlán, the blue and black rocks of Las Labradas are covered in petroglyphs from Neolithic ancestors, who used the symbols as a means of communicating before writing was developed. Marvel over depictions of human figures, marine and land animals, birds, reptiles, celestial figures, and geometric shapes from thousands of years ago, the leftover recordings of ancient human thought.

The closest ancestor of pre-writing symbols, petroglyphs date back to 10,000 B.C.

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