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Horse engravings found in China

Eight images of horses have been found engraved into the rocks in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in China. Archaeologists announced they had found eight ancient horse paintings carved into rocks in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Zhou Xinghua, former curator of the regional museum, found the horse paintings in the

Engravings found in 4,000-year-old dolmen

A dolmen containing engravings on the underside of the capstone has been found in a field of more than 400 ancient tombs in northern Israel. n the underside of Dolmen 3’s titanic slab were 14 etchings hewn into the volcanic rock, all variations on a unique motif: a vertical line with

Stone with engraved text found in Myanmar

A stone engraved with 44 sentences of text has been found at a pagoda in Myanmar. The main content of the script was the punishment with the evil. Anyone, who destroys the donation schemes, has to face the curse. The script is scheduled to get translated into the present day languages

2,000-year-old engraved stones found in British Columbia

Ancient engraved stones dating back 2,000 years have been found in the Comox Valley in British Columbia, Canada. As the students began digging for well-preserved shell and animal bone, they discovered many bone needles used for fishing, harpoon points, herring rakes, and sewing or leather work. They also found preserved deer,

Ring reveals Viking/Islamic contact

An engraved 9th century ring found in a Viking grave in Sweden is revealing contact between Vikings and the Islamic world. Excavators of a Viking trading center in Sweden called Birka recovered the silver ring in the late 1800s. Until now, it was thought that it featured a violet amethyst engraved

The world’s oldest engraving discovered in shell

While cataloging a collection of mollusk shells found in the 19th century, a researcher noticed an engraving inside one of the shells that is 300,000 years older than the previously thought oldest engraving. "When I got to image number 298 I almost fell off my chair. It was one of those

Earliest rock art dates back 37,000 years

Engravings found at Abri Castanet in France has been dated back 37,000 years, making it the earliest known wall art. The 1.5 metric ton ceiling piece was first discovered in 2007 at Abri Castanet, a well known archeological site in southwestern France which holds some of the earliest forms of artwork,

Ancient rock art defaced in Australia

I still can't wrap my head aruond the complete disrespect for history that some people have. Vandals in Western Australia have defaced some ancient rock engravings on the Burrup Peninsula. Greens MP and rock art researcher, Robin Chapple said he recently visited the site in north west Western Australia and discovered