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Knowledge and Facts

The rocks are filled with stories. You can find exciting articles here, as well as interesting information from Vitlycke Museum and the area around it.

Hällristningar vid havet.

Maritime rock carvings

t was not only Bronze Age people who carved figures in the rocks in Bohus county. Seafarers in the 16th and 17th centuries also carved their marks, initials, the year, compass roses and shields when they visited the natural harbours along the Bohus coast.

Volontär målar röd färg i hällristningar.

Weathering and preservation

Many of the Bohus county and World Heritage rock carvings are slowly disappearing. Why do the rocks decay, and what can be done about it?

Updated: 2024-02-05 16:45