Ancient Rock Carving-2 - Stock Image

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Description
These rock carvings (or petroglyphs) are part of an archaeological site near the town of Alta in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway. The site was placed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

The earliest carvings in the area date to around 4200 BC, the most recent carvings are generally dated to around 500 BC.

The carvings are filled with a special red-ochre paint is thought to be similar to the original appearance of the carvings.
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