Monday, May 30, 2016

Usgalimal Rock Engravings

The prehistoric site Usgalimal in South Goa is knwn for rock engravings.These engravings spread over an area of 500 sqm belong to the Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic eras. There are more than 100 distinct drawings carved on laterite stones.



Representation of labyrinths 



Representation of human figures (mother Goddess)



Representation of Hunting Trap



Representation of Peacock

25 comments:

rupam sarma said...

wow amazing. Great captured.

R Niranjan Das said...

Glad to know about this. Thanks for sharing.

dhiru guri said...

It is always wonderful to explore places like this .

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It is so interesting that these same designs and motifs appear in cave drawings in so many places that are so far apart.

carol l mckenna said...

Wonderful old and special rock carvings ~ great photos ~

Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

colleen said...

Such mystery.

Joyful said...

Very interesting!

Mama Zen said...

These are truly amazing.

Ranjana's craft blog said...

These look so mysterious!

magiceye said...

These are amazing!
How big are they? Are these aerial views?

Lady Fi said...

Such ancient beauty.

photowannabe said...

These are so fascinating. Amazing carvings from so long ago.

Roger Owen Green said...

This is interesting imagery!
ROG, ABCW

Rajesh said...

Deepak, all this drawings are on the ground. You can walk all round them. This is on the river bed.

Jackie and Joel Smith said...

Amazing carvings and fabulous photos, Rajesh!

Melody Steenkamp said...

intriging...wonderful photos

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Photo Cache said...

Mysterious.

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Al said...

I love historical artifacts like this, great!

Nora said...

I also want to know the size, hard to figure out how big they are. Really interesting though. Amazing they have lasted so long.

Rajesh said...

Nora, they're neiter miniature nor very big. They are regular size.

edenhills said...

That is amazing! I truly enjoy all the great historically significant sites you share with us.

Pheno Menon said...

Interesting.Never knew of this even though have been to Goa many times.way too much beach and booze tends to lower your IQ. Now I know :-) Next time for sure


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Alexa T said...

Amazing and impressive!! lovely seen through lens! A great weekend ahead!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

They remind me of those etchings on some high mountains in South America that people have no idea got there.

Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said...

Quite interesting and thought-provoking!