Møllerstufossen Petroglyphs Part 2

First post about Møllerstufossen: https://andersgoliversen.com/blog/2022/05/16/mollerstufossen/ Some of the figures at Møllerstufossen reminds me of goats more than moose or deer, such as this one: Møllerstufossen is one of two areas with petroglyphs in Innlandet county, the other one being Moelv which has some figures that also look like goats to me: https://andersgoliversen.com/blog/page/5/ There is a …

NTNU Workshop and Melhus Petroglyphs

I held a workshop/seminar about interpreting rock art for first year archeology students at NTNU Trondheim. In the evening I joined the students and teachers on a field trip to Melhus to view petroglyphs after dark. There are several areas with recently found petroglyphs in Melhus in the hiking area near Horg Bygdatun.

Moelv Petroglyphs Part 6

The figure to the left (figure 14) i interpreted as a moose where the internal pattern is a snake with an open mouth inside the stomach of the moose. Why the original artists drew these internal patterns on deer figures is a bit of a mystery. That the artist’s intent was to represent a snake …