Dating from 4200 to 500 BCE, the petroglyphs at Alta are an important record of prehistoric life near the Arctic Circle.

Facts & Stats on the Alta Rock Carvings

Go Historic ID
318230
Names
Alta Rock Carvings
Alta Rock Art
Helleristningene i Hjemmeluft
Location
Dates
c. 4200-500 BCE
Tags
World Heritage Site#352; since 1985

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Altaveien 19
Norway
9518Â
Contact
+47 78 45 63 30

Resources for the Alta Rock Carvings

  1. Official Website of the Alta Rock Carvings Official website.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Alta Rock Carvings - Norway