This finding of the Usgalimal Rock Carvings was declared as one of the greatest of findings of pictorial representations of the ancient prehistoric world in India’s history. They were destined to be both studied and viewed by many tourists who come on vacations to Goa.
Here is how they were found:
What are the Usgalimal Rock Carvings?
The Usgalimal Rock Carvings are made up of 100 different pictures of things like bulls, spirals, human figures and lines. The area is one of the most vital ancient sites that exist in the western part of India and they may be more than 30,000 years old. They are dated from the Upper Paleolithic or Mesolithic eras.
The Usgalimal Rock Carvings are a type of petroglyph or special rock carving. They are made by the artist taking part of the rock surface off through either carving, incising, picking at it or abrading it. These types of carvings are found in other places besides Goa. In fact, they are found all over the world and are known to be used by many prehistoric tribes.
How do you get to the Usgalimal Rock Carvings?
Now, lots of tourists who travel to Goa, India know about the famous Usgalimal Rock Carvings. Since then, however, the Forest Department has also made it a protected area so the markings will be kept safe for many generations to see. Plus, some are being displayed in the capital city of Panaji’s Archaeological Museum.
If you find yourself taking holiday packages to Goa, India, the Usgalimal Rock Carvings are a definite place that you cannot miss. You need to schedule yourself a tour of these mysterious carvings right away, as you enjoy all of the other great things about vacations to Goa, India.