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"Christ", a remarkable rock engraving from the Vallon des Merveilles. This rare portrait is one of three examples of anthropomorphic figures among thousands of petroglyphs engraved by hammering in cupules in Permian pelites. Regulated area of Les Merveilles and Fontanalba, where thousands of Neolithic engravings dating from the Bronze Age (- 3000 years) are protected - Mercantour National Park - Alpes Maritimes - France

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2022-06-30

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Area / Mountain

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

Individual / Nobody

Protohistory / Bronze Age

Protohistory / Chalcolithic

Prehistory / Neolithic

Earth's crust / Rock / Sedimentary rock / Derivate rock

June

Europe / European Union / France / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur / Mercantour National Park

History / Archeological site / Rupestral carving

Ambiance / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

History / Archeological site

Europe / European Union / France / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur / Alpes-Maritimes 06

Human Settlement / Historic monument

Symbolic image

World mountain and summit / Alps (Range)

Leisure / Journey / Tourism

Shot / Close-up

Religious faith / Religion

Earth's crust / Rock

Europe / European Union / France / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur / Mercantour National Park / Vallée des merveilles Rock engravings

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