Tag: Rogaland

  • Vardeneset Petroglyphs

    Vardeneset Petroglyphs

    I visited Vareneset in Stavanger to have a look at the rock carvings in the area. I wasn’t able to find much information about how many petroglyph figures there are in the location before going there. Vardeneset is also sometimes spelled “Vardenes”. It’s the same location. The rock carvings are supposed to be near the…

  • Aubeberget Petroglyphs

    Aubeberget Petroglyphs

    Aubeberget is a site with petroglyphs located near Hafrsfjord in Stavanger, and is quite close to the petroglyphs at Fluberget. Typical for Norwegian petroglyphs dated to the Bronze Age most of the symbols found there are ship figures. There are also a few cup marks (skålgroper) at the site.

  • Fluberget Petroglyphs

    Fluberget Petroglyphs

    With an interesting variety of symbols, Fluberget is one of the more interesting petroglyph sites in the Stavanger area. It is located near Hafrsfjord and only a short distance away from the petroglyphs at Aubeberget. The above Y-shaped figures are often referred to as adorants (adoranter) in the study of rock art. The idea that…

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