Prehistoric Art (Virtual Museum). Mesolithic. India.
Wanted! “Young, skinny and wiry” orphans preferred. This kind of advertisement would probably get you in legal trouble today. But the job was dangerous and boys with no family ties wouldn’t be missed. They needed boys who were lightweight to put less stress on the horse. The advisement worked; with pay of $25 a week and the lure of adventure they had plenty of job seekers. This advertisement show how much our society has changed in 150 years.
I saw these many times from our boat when I was a child!RD Petroglyphs in Washington State