Tag:site_type=petroglyph

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Description
To specify an archaeological site as a petroglyph - rock carving. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto
Archaeological-site-16.svg
Group: Historic
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Requires
Useful combination
See also
Status: in use

Wikidata

The tag site_type=petroglyph specifies an archaeological site as a petroglyph.

 Petroglyph is image created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading, as a form of 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.

See also

site_type=rock_painting is for painting on the rock surface only.

Where there is both painting and carving and/or engraving consider site_type=rock_art.