Rock carvings found in Goa

Sn. Subrahmanya sns at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Feb 4 18:58:18 UTC 1998

Clipping from Deccan Herald
Rock carvings found in Goa


The archaeology department has found pre-historic rock carvings in laterite
and stone at 'usgalimal` and 'kajur` respectively in south eastern Goa,
according to the director of archaeology, archieves and museums of Goa,Dr P
P Shirodkar.

Speaking at the foundation lecture on 'Cultural relations of Goa with
Karnataka` organised by the Karnataka University here on Monday, he said the
animal-type carvings depicts various symbols including fertility cult symbol
and mother goddesses.

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