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Rock Carvings in Tanum

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jun 27, 2022 03:08 PM History
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The Rock Carvings in Tanum is a collection of petroglyphs located near Tanumshede, Bohuslän, Sweden. This heritage landscape is composed of at least 600 rock-cut panels covering an area of some 51 ha (126 acres). Many of the figural motifs are maritime in nature and pertain to the European Bronze Age.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Rock Carvings in Tanum: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 25 September 2023]

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