Rock drawings in Valcamonica

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Valcamonica, situated in the Lombardy plain, has one of the world’s greatest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs—more than 140,000 symbols and figures carved in the rock over a period of 8,000 years and depicting themes connected with agriculture, navigation, war, and magic.

Cite this page as: UNESCO, "Rock drawings in Valcamonica," in Smarthistory, May 27, 2021, accessed April 24, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/rock-drawings-in-valcamonica/.