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Ancient Art
Photograph by Frans Lanting

Ghostly figures, some nearly seven feet (two meters) tall, hover along the Great Gallery in a remote corner of Canyonlands National Park. Archaeologists believe hunter-gatherers painted the figures several thousand years ago, making them among the earliest North American art.

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