In the north of Russian rock comics found
The Norwegian Jan Magne Gerde at the University of Tromsø, together with Russian colleagues have found on several islands in the lake Kanozero district in the Murmansk region several petroglyphs. Opening it possible to increase the number of known petroglyphs in this place with 200 thousand.
"Petroglyphs have been found in four places: on the three islands and a boulder on the shore. From the most ancient petroglyphs - 5 th -. 6 thousand years "-. Says Jan Magne Gerde. - "Most of the petroglyphs was covered with moss."
According to the researchers, it was not the individual drawings, but a series of one unified story images, a kind of comic.
So on one of the islands, scientists have found a series of petroglyphs depicting a hunter stalking a bear. Hunter went on the ski mountain, skiing took off, took a few steps and threw the spear into the bear.
Other petroglyphs depicting elk, boats, people, harpoons and beavers.
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