John A. Ruskamp, Jr., Ed.D., M.B.A
The following supplemental North American ancient Chinese script pictogram-glyphs have been statistically identified based on an analysis of each symbol's pattern of line strokes. Subsequently, these symbols are now being evaluated for their readability by several independent and world-renowned experts on ancient Asiatic writing, and by knowledgeable National Park Service personnel. These North American petroglyphs are without any doubt very old; and the style of the symbols are not claimed by, or otherwise known to be associated with, any Native American tribe.
Cartouche #1 - Within the outline of this cartouche are the four ancient Chinese logographic symbols of Yin, Xun, and two Jiu pictograms. Below the outline is the horizontal Chinese symbol of Yi, meaning One. Collectively, the symbols within this cartouche may be read as ancient Chinese writing meaning: "Set apart together" and "Ten years together."
Cartouche #2 - Located directly above cartouche #1 this outlined figure contains the four ancient Chinese logographic symbols of Chi, Hui, Hui (same sound as the previous Hui, but it has a different form & meaning), and the combined scripts of Ri placed within Wei. The careful placement below this cartouche of the ancient Chinese symbol Yi (looks like "Z"), which in this case means "second," is highly significant. Collectively, the four enclosed symbols may be read as ancient Chinese writing meaning: "Declaring to return, the journey completed, to the house of the Sun."
This combination of tightly grouped clusters of ancient Chinese scripts in Arizona is profoundly significant. In addition to the purposeful numbering of these clusters with ancient Chinese scripts, their interiors are subdivided by one or more lines forming boxes into which the ancient author placed Chinese symbols in a meaningful and readable manner. This is clearly an example of ancient Chinese writing from pre-Columbian times pecked long ago into the rocks of North America.
Note: The significant level of repatination evident on these pictogram-glyphs is indicative of considerable age. Clearly, these images are not of recent manufacture. They are not modern fabrications (fakes), for knowledge of several of the ancient Chinese written symbols displayed here was lost to humanity shortly after the fall of China's Shang dynasty around 1040 BC. Only recently, in AD 1899, were these script forms rediscovered and subsequently deciphered from the 3000 year old oracle-bones unearthed in Anyang, China, and these images are demonstrably much older than a mere 117 years.
The ancient Chinese pictogram-glyph of Chi, meaning teeth, (top left) and the pictogram-glyph of Chuan, meaning to string together, (bottom left) placed alongside their corresponding North American petroglyphs (right side photos).
The ancient Chinese pictogram-glyphs of Lu (salt), at the above left, and the pictogram-glyph of Mu, meaning mother at the bottom left, placed alongside their corresponding North American petroglyphs (right side photos).
The ancient Chinese pictogram of Hui, meaning a completed journey (top left) and the Ancient Chinese symbol of Jiu, meaning a sacrimental wine amphora(bottom left), each alongside of their corresponding (right side) North American petroglyphs.
The ancient Chinese pictograms of Lei, meaning thunder, (top left) and She, meaning tongue, (bottom left) placed alongside their corresponding (right side) North American petroglyphs.
Note: Comparative statistical analysis of the line strokes employed for writing each of the Chinese pictograms shown above, alongside their matching American petroglyphs, reveals that the likelihood for each of these petroglyphs to have been drawn separate from a knowledge of ancient Chinese, solely by chance, is in each instance less than one in a hundred (P < 0.01). Cumulatively, the combined probability for drawing all eight of these images apart from knowledge of ancient Chinese is less than one chance out of ten Quadrillion.
Tortoise petroglyph in the Petroglyph National Monument at Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ancient Bronze era Chinese pictogram of a tortoise
This pictogram-glyph is currently being evaluated, and the results of this analysis have not yet been published. Note the parallel use of a centerline in each drawing. Curiously, the association of tortoise images with a specific compass direction, especially North, is an ancient practice widely employed by Asiatic populations and also by some Native Americans.
Ancient rock writing near Las Vegas, Nevada depicting three Chinese pictogram-glyphs.
Left to Right: Mu (wood); Chuan (string together);and Wang (necklace).
Ruler added to show scale.
Located on a single rock panel these three repatinated Chinese pictogram-glyphs are uniquely out of place in a canyon filled with Native American rock art imagery.
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