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Pictographs date back thousands of years and are found all over the world. They were used by early man to record events, visions and story telling. They were produced using crude tools such as sticks, rocks, bone or paints from natural materials.
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PictographsThe Petroglyphs of Kerguntuil - Bretagne, France

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Kerguntuil is characterized by reliefs of pairs of breasts. Necklaces are shown below the breasts. This is believed to be hierograms of the Magna Mater, which u. a. is regarded as the goddess of the dead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cacher.ella

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 6/11/2022

last visited: never

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PictographsHällristninger - Högadall, Sweden

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Högadal is a small rock carvings area from the Bronze Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Blekinge, Sweden

date approved: 2/20/2022

last visited: never

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PictographsMillstone Bluff - Glendale, IL

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Millstone Bluff rises 320 feet above the valley. The top of the mesa-like bluff is ringed by a broken sandstone escarpment. It is here Mississippian peoples built homes, carved their religion into the stone and buried their dead in stone box graves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/20/2022

last visited: never

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PictographsUppland Runic Inscription 53 - Stockholm, Sweden

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A runestone in the wall of a store in the old part of Stockholm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chrissyml

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: never

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PictographsMask Stone - Moesgård Museum - Højbjerg, DK

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Danish Runic Inscription 66 or DR 66, also known as the Mask stone, is a granite Viking Age memorial runestone that was discovered in Aarhus, Denmark. The inscription features a facial mask and memorializes a man who died in a battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/15/2022

last visited: never

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PictographsAlabaster Cavern State Park - Freedom, OK

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Early explorers of these caverns carved their names into the rock - at Alabaster Caverns State Park in Freedom, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/5/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsPetroglyph Boulder - Phoenix, Arizona

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Located within the Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeology Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/5/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsGerlisstenen - Hesselbjerg, Danmark

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Gerlisstenen som blev fundet i vandkanten, kan ses på Gerlis Campingplads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/28/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsBlair Valley Pictographs - Blair Valley, CA

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Pictographs that are likely thousands of years old in Anza Borrego State Park. It's a 1 mile hike from the trailhead, which requies a 4x4 to reach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/29/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsLa Grande grotte - Arcy-sur-Cure (Yonne), France

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[FR] La Grande grotte est ornée de peintures pariétales datant de l'Aurignaco-Gravettien, vieilles de 28 000 ans. [EN] The caves of Arcy-sur-Cure hold remarkable parietal art, the second oldest presently known after those of the Chauvet cave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 9/13/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsTisselkog rock carvings - Hogsbyn, Sweden

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A beautiful landscape at a lake with around 2500 rock carvings from the Bronze Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Västra Götaland, Sweden

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: 9/15/2021

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PictographsEntrance stone Newgrange - Dowth, Ireland

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The entrance stone of the passage tomb of Newgrange is decorated with spiral carvings

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Leinster, Ireland

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: 1/2/2022

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PictographsSlipstenarna - Gråmanstorp, Sweden

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The grindstones in Gråmanstorp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 7/18/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsNämforsens Hällristningar - Näsåker, Västernorrlands län, Sweden

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There are plenty of rock carvings at the Nämforsen waterfall near Näsåker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Västernorrland, Sweden

date approved: 4/9/2021

last visited: never

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PictographsCleopatra's Needle - New York, NY

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Originally made in Ancient Egypt about 3,000 years ago, preserved by the Roman Empire, this obelisk was a gift to the City of New York by Egypt in the early 1900s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 4/2/2021

last visited: 4/2/2021

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PictographsSkåltegnssten i Busene - Busene, Møn

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Skåltegnssten i Busene på Møn. Stenen er fundet i 1996 ved gravning af afløb og lå cirka 40 cm under jordoverfladen. Stenen er nu placeret i et lille anlæg hvortil der er offentlig adgang.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/28/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsSkålstenen - Kirke Stillinge, Denmark

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Skåltegnssten i midten af landsbyen Kirke Stillinge. Stenen er rejst den 19. oktober 1996. Den har mere end 30 skåltegn eller skålgruber på overfladen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/25/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsGrotte du Pech Merle - Cabrerets (Lot), France

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[FR] La grotte du Pech Merle une grotte ornée préhistorique. [EN] Pech Merle is one of the few prehistoric cave painting sites in France that remain open to the general public.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsPetroglifos Pé da Mula. Mondariz, Galicia, España

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Pictographs in Granitic stones

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/14/2020

last visited: 2/29/2016

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PictographsHjulkors og skåltegn, Lille Strandbygård, Bornholm, Denmark

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Cupmarks and wheel cross... Skåltegn og Hjulkors

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsLes graffitis de Saint Hilaire - Poitiers - France

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Des graffitis médiévaux à Saint-Hilaire de Poitiers Medieval graffiti at Saint-Hilaire de Poitiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 2/16/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsGraffiti du donjon, Dourdan, France

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Les prisonniers du donjon du château de Dourdan ont gravés les murs / Prisoners from the Dourdan Castle keep have carved the walls

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GwenanDu

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/16/2020

last visited: 6/25/2020

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PictographsMedieval Graffiti - St Margaret of Antioch - South Elmham St Margaret, Suffolk

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Medieval graffiti on the belfry doorway inside St Margaret of Antioch's church, South Elmham St Margaret.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsMedieval Graffiti - St George - St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk

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Medieval graffiti at St George's church, St Cross South Elmham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/20/2020

last visited: never

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PictographsPictographs at Treaty Rock - Postfalls, Idaho

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Post Falls’ treaty rock may be the only place in the United States where a contact with a native tribe was signed on rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: 2/7/2022

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