Rock Carvings and Cave Paintings

This page lists all the various symbols in the Rock Carvings and Cave Paintings category.

Throughout the world, many kinds of symbols have been found etched onto the faces of mountains and cliffs, as well as marked inside caves. Although such symbols are often difficult to interpret due to a lack of contextual information, they are, nonetheless, visually striking in many ways.

Symbols in this category:

Almaty

A rock carving discovered in the vicinity of Almaty, a large city in southeastern Kazakhstan.

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Atlas Mountains

A rock carving discovered in the Atlas Mountains in the northwestern corner of Africa. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Barranco de Balos

A rock carving from Barranco de Balos on the island of of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). No contextual information known at this time.

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Brazil

A rock carving discovered in Brazil. No contextual information known at this time.

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Catal Hüyük

This symbol was discovered at the site of Catal Hüyük, a Neolithic settlement in southern Turkey.

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Cueva de los Letreros

Dating back five thousand years, this carving was discovered at Cueva de los Letreros, located near the city of Almeria in southern Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Cueva de los Letreros #2

Dating back five thousand years, this carving was discovered at Cueva de los Letreros, located near the city of Almeria in southern Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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England

A Bronze Age carving discovered on a stone in England. No contextual information known at this time.

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Fuencaliente #1

Found in the Fuencaliente municipality near the city of Ciudad Real in southern Spain. Dates back between four thousand and six thousand years ago. No contextual information known at this time.

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Fuencaliente #2

Found in the Fuencaliente municipality near the city of Ciudad Real in southern Spain. No contextual information known at this time.

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Fuencaliente #3

Found in the Fuencaliente municipality near the city of Ciudad Real in southern Spain. No contextual information known at this time.

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Galicia

Dating back to roughly 3000 B.C.E., this carving was found in the region of Galicia in the northwestern corner of Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Galicia #2

Dating back to roughly 3000 B.C.E., this carving was found in the region of Galicia in the northwestern corner of Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Galicia #3

Dating back to roughly 3000 B.C.E., this carving was found in the region of Galicia in the northwestern corner of Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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Galicia #4

Dating back to roughly 3000 B.C.E., this carving was found in the region of Galicia in the northwestern corner of Spain. No contextual information is known at this time.

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