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Rock Drawings in Valcamonica

Listed under Archaeological Sites in Lombardy - Lakes, Italy.

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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.

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