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Maitreya and disciples carving in Feilai Feng Caves
Carving of Buddha and disciples in Feilai Feng (The peak that flew from afar) Caves (Hangzhou, China).
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Pictograph in southeastern Utah, from the Basketmaker period of Puebloan culture

In addition, petroforms and inukshuks are rock art made by aligning or piling natural stones. The stones themselves are used as large markings on the ground.

Location

One can find petroglyphs and pictographs on the walls of a cave or on rock in open-air.

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Rock art has also been described as rock records, rock sculptures, rock inscriptions, rock carvings, rock paintings, rock engravings, rock drawings, rock pictures,

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