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Kangjiashimenzi Rock Carvings of Fertility Worship

Kangjiashimenzi Rock Carvings of Fertility Worship Located in Quergou Village in southwestern Hutubi County, 75 kilometers from the county seat, the rock carvings are carved by ancient Saka on a cliff in a low hill at the northern foot of the Tianshan. The themes of the rock carvings are fertility worship. The carvings include seven groups, with a total length of 14 meters from the east to the west and a whole height of 9 meters from the top to the foot. Total 200-300 naked male and female figures, standing or lying, are carved in a posture of having sexual intercourse to pray fertility. These rock carvings provide valuable materials for studies on primitive thought, religion and dance of nomadic tribes.