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Stolen ancient rock carvings found

BISHOP, Calif (AP) — Five rock carvings that were sheared off and stolen from a sacred American Indian site in the Sierra Nevada have been recovered but no arrests have been made, authorities said Thursday. Authorities wouldn’t provide details about the discovery, only that it was made this month after they received an anonymous tip in a letter. The tipster will be eligible for a $9,000 reward if the information leads to the arrest and conviction of the culprits.Native Americans carved pictures of hunters, deer and other animals, along with geometric and other designs into a half-mile-long volcanic escarpment. The …

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