Rock art in Europe
Rock art has been produced in Europe since the Upper Palaeolithic era through to recent centuries. It is found in all of the major regions of the continent.In the post-Palaeolithic period, during late...
Lascaux - YouTube Video
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Art of the Upper Paleolithic
The art of the Upper Paleolithic is amongst the oldest art known (sometimes called prehistoric art). Older possible examples include the incised ochre from Blombos Cave. Upper Paleolithic art is foun...
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 ...
Runestone
A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription, but the term can also be applied to inscriptions on boulders and on bedrock. The tradition began in the 4th century, and it lasted int...
Ignateva Cave
Ignateva cave, also known as Ignatievka cave, Ignatievskaya cave (Russian: Игнатьевская пещера), or Yamazy-Tash, is a large limestone cave on the banks of the Sim River, a tributary of the Belaya ...
Varangian runestones
Clickable map of the geographic distribution of the Varangian Runestones in southern Scandinavia (modern administrative borders ...
Camunian rose
The Camunian rose (or in Italian Rosa camuna) is the name given to a particular symbol represented among the rock carvings of Val Camonica (Brescia, Italy). It consists of a meandering closed line tha...
Hogback (sculpture)
Hogbacks are stone carved Anglo-Scandinavian sculptures from 10th-12th century England and Scotland. Hogbacks fell out of fashion by the beginning of the 11th century. Their function is generally acce...
Rock carvings at Drotten
Rock petroglyphs are found at Drotten, Fåberg, in Lillehammer municipality in the county of Oppland, Norway. The petroglyphs are located west of the river Lågen about 1.5 km above the Brunlaug br...
List of rock carvings in Norway
This article contains a list of rock carvings in Norway.
Rock carvings in the different counties of Norway:
Creswell Crags
Creswell Crags is a limestone gorge on the border between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, England, near the villages of Creswell and Whitwell. The cliffs in the ravine contain several caves that were ...
Los Alcornocales Natural Park
Los Alcornocales Natural Park (in Spanish, Parque natural de Los Alcornocales) is a natural park located in the south of Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia; it is shared between the provi...
Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin
The group of over 700 sites of prehistoric Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin, also known as Levantine art, were collectively declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1998. The sites are ...
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 ...
Caves of Gargas
The Caves of Gargas (French: Grottes de Gargas) in the Pyrenees region of France are known for their cave art from the Upper Paleolithic period - about 27,000 years old.The caves are open to the publi...
Rock carvings in Central Norway
Central Norway is a region in Norway, comprising the two Trøndelag-counties, Nord- and Sør-Trøndelag as well as parts of the Nordland and Møre og Romsdal counties.This region of Norway contains approx...
Gotland Runic Inscription 370
The Viking runestones are runestones that mention Scandinavians who participated in Viking expeditions. This article treats the runestone that refer to people who took part in voyages abroad, in weste...