Petroglyph
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Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
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Ancient Indians made 'rock music'
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List of rock carvings in Norway
This article contains a list of rock carvings in Norway.
Rock carvings in the different counties of Norway:
Pictish stones
A Pictish stone is a type of monumental stele, generally carved or incised with symbols or designs. A few have ogham inscriptions. Located in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line and on the ...
Ancient Indians made 'rock music'
Archaeologists have rediscovered a huge rock art site in southern India where ancient people used boulders to make musical sounds in rituals.
Period-after-opening symbol
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Caduceus
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Rock carvings at Tennes
Rock carvings at Tennes (Helleristning i Tennes) in Balsfjord, Troms county, Norway comprise figures of prehistoric rock art (bergkunst). The oldest figures have been dated to 4600 before the Current ...
Rock carvings in Central Norway
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Symbol of Chaos
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Jolly Roger
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St Vigeans Sculptured Stones Museum
St Vigeans Sculptured Stones Museum, located in the Angus village of St Vigeans, houses an outstanding collection of Pictish carved stones. St Vigeans, close to Arbroath, was the centre of a royal est...
Holy Spirit Grotto
The Holy Spirit Grotto (La Gruta del Espíritu Santo in Spanish), also known as Corinto Cave, in Corinto, Morazán, El Salvador, is a registered national monument of petroglyphs. The cave is largely as...
Ichthys
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Corantijn Basin
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Rock carvings at Møllerstufossen
The Rock carvings at Møllerstufossen in Nord-Sinni in Nordre Land municipality in Oppland county of Norway comprise several carvings of moose and one other animal. The site covers about 20 m². The lar...
Cueva Ahumada
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Rock carvings at Åsli
The rock carvings at Åsli are located near the Malangen in Balsfjord municipality in Norway comprise at least 15 figures in poor condition. The figures are from a hunting culture.
There are at lea...
Ideogram
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Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Côa Valley
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Altavista petroglyph complex
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Vallée des merveilles
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Swastika Stone
1°51′43″W / 53.91889°N 1.86194°W / 53.91889; -1.86194The Swastika Stone is a stone adorned with a Swastika located on the Woodhouse Crag, on the Northern edge of Ilkley Moor i...
Eshkiolmes Petroglyphs
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Rock-paper-scissors
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