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To specify an archaeological site as a petroglyph - rock carving. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
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The tag archaeological_site=petroglyph specifies an archaeological site as a  petroglyph.

A petroglyph is an image created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading, as a form of  rock art. Historic/archaeological art created by adding pigments to the rock surface are tagged as archaeological_site=rock_painting. Where there is both carving (and/or engraving) and painting consider using archaeological_site=rock_art.

How to map

Set a node node or draw as an area area along the outline.

Tag it with

Tags to use in combination

  • wikipedia=* - a link to Wikipedia's article
  • wikidata=* - an ID of the specific Wikidata item
  • historic:civilization=* (or more precise subtags) - the civilization (culture) that originally created the feature
  • tourism=attraction - if it is a tourist attraction.
  • heritage=* - if it is registered by an official heritage organisation.

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