Learn More About Rock Art
In Britain and Ireland prehistoric rock carvings span around 10,000 years from the Upper Palaeolithic to the Bronze Age, the majority being entirely abstract. The carvings are one of the most intriguing elements of our archaeological landscape, but new approaches to recording and analysing the panels are beginning to shed light on when, how and why they were created. Answer all your questions about rock art with our illustrated narratives.
Want to know more? Download a colourful brochure or take a look at our recommended reading list and browse the suggested web links. For a more extended reading list download the comprehensive bibliography.
Get creative and design your own rock art – either on paper or using an 'electronic chisel'! Or challenge yourself to ‘spot the difference’ between drawings of rock art (not as easy as it sounds!)