Rock art

Ancient rock art complex Hima listed as Saudi Arabia's sixth Unesco World Heritage site

Global heritage body's decision boosts Saudi government's efforts to promote an open image of the country

Another ancient petroglyph panel has been vandalised in Utah

The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible

Boat carvings found in Norway may be the oldest in Europe

Life-size examples of rock art could have served as signposts when early Scandinavians populated the Mesolithic seascape

Ancient petroglyphs damaged by climber in Utah

A man installed several bolts on and around petroglyphs he believed were "graffiti"

Eight miles of Ice Age rock art uncovered in Colombian Amazon

The prehistoric murals—dubbed the "Sistine Chapel of the ancients"—depict people interacting with now extinct animals such as mastodons and giant sloths, before the region became a tropical rainforest

Hallucinogenic flower inspired Native Californian rock art, archaeologists say

“Doses” of datura plant used in communal ceremonies have been found embedded in the ceiling of Pinwheel Cave

What can mysterious markings in stone teach us about British art?

Research for a new book begins with a pilgrimage to find prehistoric rock art in northern England

Scientists uncover a secret to rock art’s durability

Ancient artisans in British Columbia heated ochre “gunk” to high temperatures to achieve a vivid and long-lasting red