UNESCO World Heritage Site : Bhimbetka Rock Shelters & Paintings (9000 years old)

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The Bhimbetka rock shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; its stone age paintings are approximately 9000 years old, making them among the world's oldest. The paintings were done in a period when microliths were evolved and are dated back to the Mesolithic period.

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Anupam Mukherjee on February 5, 2012

This photograph is for the people who are interested in art/paintings : The Bhimbetka rock shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; its stone age paintings are approximately 9000 years old, making them among the world's oldest. The paintings were done in a period when microliths were evolved and are dated back to the Mesolithic period.

Greetings, Anupam

Oleg Timofeev on February 6, 2012

IMPRESSIVE!!! Like & Best wishes from Russia, Oleg

Annelies Vink on February 16, 2012

unique and interesting location, like!

greetings, Annelies

longdistancer on February 16, 2012

Fantastic! L#3

Omar Gobbi on February 17, 2012

Spectacular photo, a wonderful capture, <LIKE>, Greetings

Konstantin Khrapko on February 21, 2012

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Francesco Uccheddu on February 24, 2012

Bellissima cattura. LIKE. Saluti, Francesco

Dezso Biczo © on February 25, 2012

9000 years old - fantastic, beautiful recording

LIKE 7.

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Salvador Rafael Busó… on February 26, 2012

Roughly equivalent to the European Paleolithic paintings. Impressive. like

Voro

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on March 2, 2012

Impressive !

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My friendly greeting , Natuska

Imréné Gyimesi on March 7, 2012

Impressive! 9000 years!

Very nice view!

Best regards, Esztella

Like, YS

©theWolfsEye☼ on March 9, 2012

...still no words!

LIKE and many thanks for sharing!

Best wishes, Wolf

Jan van Oosthuizen (… on April 11, 2012

Very beautiful and interesting Anupam. Thank you for sharing the excellent information in this series too. LIKE and greetings from Holland, Jan

hlegallais on September 9, 2012

wonderfull

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 5, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Anupam Mukherjee
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S5 IS
    • Taken on 2011/12/14 14:38:08
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 46.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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