Hueco Tanks Fact Sheet

A small hueco

This small "hueco" collects rainwater at the opening to a large rockshelter. The ceiling is covered with many paintings, most of them done in white, showing diamonds and other geometric patterns.


Star-eyed Quetzalcoatl mask

Desert flora at Hueco Tanks

Possible Quetzalcoatl mask

Tlaloc, the storm god

Geometric patterns

Geometric patterns

Diamond patterns

The harsh West Texas landscape

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