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RSS FeedsAncient mantis-man petroglyph discovered in Iran
(PHYSorg.com Archaeology & Fossils)

 
 

16 march 2020 13:25:23

 
Ancient mantis-man petroglyph discovered in Iran
(PHYSorg.com Archaeology & Fossils)
 


A unique rock carving found in the Teymareh rock art site (Khomein county) in Central Iran with six limbs has been described as part man, part mantis. Rock carvings, or petroglyphs, of invertebrate animals are rare, so entomologists teamed up with archaeologists to try and identify the motif. They compared the carving with others around the world and with the local six-legged creatures which its prehistoric artists could have encountered.


 
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