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
Wikidata
Status: in use

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.