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
Petroglyph
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
Water glyphs
Water glyphs are a recurring type of petroglyph found across the American southwest, but primarily in southern Utah, northern Arizona, and Nevada. The symbols are thought to be of ancient origin, (pe...
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Goloring
The Goloring is an ancient earthworks monument located near Koblenz, Germany. It was created in the Bronze Age era, which dates back to the Urnfield culture (1200–800 BCE.). During this time a widespr...
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List of Paleolithic sites in China
This is an alphabetical list of Paleolithic sites or cultures in China:
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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Ythan Estuary
The Ythan Estuary is the tidal component of the Ythan River, emptying into the North Sea 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Aberdeen, Scotland. The estuary’s tidal action extends a 7 kilometres (4.3&...
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Cueva de La Pasiega
Cueva de La Pasiega, or Cave of La Pasiega, situated in the Spanish municipality of Puente Viesgo, is one of the most important monuments of Paleolithic art in Cantabria. It is included in the UNESCO ...
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Edakkal Caves
Edakkal Caves (11°37′28.81″N 76°14′8.88″E / 11.6246694°N 76.2358000°E / 11.6246694; 76.2358000 76°14′8.88″E / 11.6246694°N 76.2358000°E / 11.6246694; 76...
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Archaeological sites in Chile
Archaeological sites are distributed throughout all regions of Chile.
Tulul adh-Dhahab
The Tulul adh-Dhahab (also: Tall / Telul edh Dhehab, Arabic: تلول الذهب), Jordan, are two adjacent tells in the Zarqa River valley, a sidevalley of the Jordan Valley about an hour's drive northwest of...
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Yarmukian Culture
The Yarmukian culture was a Neolithic culture of the ancient Levant. It was the first culture in prehistoric Palestine and one of the oldest in the Levant to make use of pottery. The Yarmukian derives...
Yarmukian Culture - Wikipedia
Gadara Region Project
The Tall Zira'a (or: Tell Zera'a) is an archaeological tell in Jordan. Surveys and geophysical investigations showed the site's great potential for excavations.Tall Zira´a contains evidence of over 50...
Gadara Region Project - Wikipedia
Ohalo
Ohalo is the common designation for the archaeological site Ohalo II in the vicinity of the Sea of Galilee, and one of the best preserved hunter-gatherer archaeological sites of the Last Glacial Maxim...
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Arzhan
93°36′14″E / 52.05889°N 93.60389°E / 52.05889; 93.60389Arzhan (Russian: Аржан) is a site of early Scythian kurgan burials, located in the Tuva Republic, Russia, some 60 ki...
Calico Early Man Site
The Calico Early Man Site is an archaeological site in an ancient Pleistocene lake located near Barstow in San Bernardino County in the central Mojave Desert of southern California. This site is on a...
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Tell en-Nasbeh
Tell en-Nasbeh, likely the biblical city of Mizpah in Benjamin, is a 3.2 hectare (8 acre) tell located on a low plateau 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) northwest of Jerusalem in the West Bank. The site li...
Piatra Tomii
23°18′46.99″E / 46.0248972°N 23.3130528°E / 46.0248972; 23.3130528Piatra Tomii is a late Jurassic limestone outcrop forming a small hill near Răcătau village, Alba county, Rom...
Gibeon (ancient city)
Gibeon (Hebrew: גבעון‎, Standard Hebrew Giv'on, Tiberian Hebrew Giḇʻôn) was a Canaanite city north of Jerusalem that was conquered by Joshua. The pre-conquest inhabitants of Gibeon, the Gibeonit...
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