Petroglyphs (also called rock engravings) are pictogram and logogram images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, and abrading. Outside North America, scholars oft...
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Ten Mysterious Examples of Rock Art from the Ancient World
Rock paintings and engravings are among the world's oldest continuously practiced art form and are as diverse as the wide-ranging cultures and civilizations that have produced them. Depictions o
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.
List of rock carvings in Norway
This article contains a list of rock carvings in Norway.
Rock carvings in the different counties of Norway:
List of rock carvings in Norway - Wikipedia
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 ...
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Bir Hima Rock Petroglyphs and Inscriptions
Bir Hima is a rock art site in Najran province, in southwest Saudi Arabia, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) north of the city of Najran. An ancient Palaeolithic and Neolithic site, the Bir Hima Comp...
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Rosemarkie Stone
The Rosemarkie Stone or Rosemarkie Cross, a Class II Pictish stone, is one of the major surviving examples of Pictish art in stone.Carved from fine-grained sandstone, the Rosemarkie stone was found i...
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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.
Lengo Petroglyphs
The ancient rock art site of Lengo is located in the Bakouma region of the Central African Republic.
The village of Lengo is on the road of Yalinga 3 km from Bakouma. The site of engravings i...
Period-after-opening symbol
The period-after-opening symbol or PAO symbol is a graphic symbol that identifies the useful lifetime of a cosmetic product after its package has been opened for the first time. It depicts an open cos...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
The ichthys or ichthus (/ˈɪkθəs/), from the Greek ikhthýs (ἰχθύς, "fish"), is a symbol consisting of two intersecting arcs, the ends of the right side extending beyond the meeting point so as to resem...
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Corantijn Basin
The Corantijn Basin is one of a number of archaeological sites located in the hinterland of Suriname in South America. The Suriname archaeological sites provide information on prehistoric human popula...
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Cumbe Mayo
Cumbe Mayo is at an average altitude of 3,500 meters above sea level and 20 kilometers southwest from Cajamarca. Built by an advanced pre-Inca society around 1500 B.C.E, the Cumbe Mayo, which translat...
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St Orland's Stone
St Orland's Stone (otherwise known as the Cossans stone or the Cossins stone) is a Class II Pictish Cross-Slab at Cossans, near Kirriemuir and Forfar, Angus, Scotland
The cross-slab stands in situ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
An ideogram or ideograph (from Greek ἰδέα idéa "idea" + γράφω gráphō "to write") is a graphic symbol that represents an idea or concept, independent of any particular language, and specific words or p...
Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Côa Valley
The Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites of the Côa Valley are open-air Paleolithic archaeological sites located in a region of northeastern Portugal, along the Portuguese-Spanish border.In the late 1980s, the ...
Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Côa Valley - Wikipedia
Altavista petroglyph complex
The Altavista petroglyph complex is located near the village and beach-town of Chacala, south of the Compostela Municipality, in Nayarit Mexico.The area is known as "La Pila del Rey", "Chacalán", "El ...
Altavista petroglyph complex - Wikipedia
James L. Swauger
James L. Swauger (November 1, 1913-December 18, 2005) was an archaeologist known for his work on the petroglyphs of the Ohio River valley of the United States. A native of West Newton in Westmoreland...
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Eshkiolmes Petroglyphs
The Petroglyphs of Eshkiolmes are located throughout the Eshkiolmes mountain range in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan. The area is being considered to be put on the World Heritage list of sites who h...
Rock-paper-scissors is a zero sum hand game usually played between two people/ players where each player simultaneously forms one of three shapes with an outstretched hand. These shapes are "rock" (a...
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