Petroglyph vs Geoglyph - What's the difference?
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Petroglyph is a related term of geoglyph.
As nouns the difference between petroglyph and geoglyph
is that petroglyph
is (archaeology) a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times while geoglyph
is a large-scale drawing made on the ground by scratching or arranging lines of stones etc.
(archaeology) A rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times.
* 1998', Henri-Paul Francfort, ''17: Central Asian '''petroglyphs : between Indo-Iranian and shamanistic interpretations'', Paul S. C. Taçon (editor), ''The Archaeology of Rock-Art ,
* 2000', Carol Diaz-Granados, James R. Duncan, ''The '''Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Missouri ,
- The petroglyphs of Central Asia form a long sequence from the Neolithic onwards.
* 2001 , Georgia Lee, 18: Oceania'', David S. Whitley (editor), ''Handbook of Rock Art Research ,
- Ninety-six petroglyph' sites were reported in the original study (DiazGranados 1993). The majority of the ' petroglyphs are worn.
- The islands of Tonga are not known for petroglyphs'; however, one of the frontal stones of a ''langi'' called Mala'e Lahi on 'Uiha Island has one ' petroglyph of a human foot.
A large-scale drawing made on the ground by scratching or arranging lines of stones etc