The Kangjiashimenji Petroglyphs in the Tien Shan Mountains: A Fertility Ritual Tableau
by Jeannine Davis-Kimball, Ph.D.
Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads
“ . . . before writing, myths had to serve as transmission systems for information deemed important, but because we . . . have forgotten how non-literate people stored and transmitted information . . . we have lost trace of how to decode the information often densely compressed into these stories, and they appear to us as mostly gibberish