The Rock Art of NorwayeBook - 2010
For thousands of years people in all parts of the world have engraved images on rock panels and stones. Images are found on large, earth bound boulders, on smaller, movable stones or on rock panels in burial chambers. A variety of images are conveyed, including people, animals, objects used by humans, abstract patterns and objects unrecognisable to us. In Norway, rock art has been found at more than 1100 sites. Many motifs occur regularly across the region, others are unique to certain sites. The design and composition of even the most common motifs vary hugely in different parts of the countr.
Publisher: Havertown : Oxbow Books, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (346 pages)