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21. Rock Paintings


Rock Paintings yánhuà 岩画   



This stamp was issued in 1998 in a set of 3 stamps showing rock paintings discovered at Helan Mountains. 


The literal translation is cliff paintings. The first character means cliff and is made up from the two characters meaning mountain and rock. The character huà 画 means painting. 


Suggested activities:

  • Find out about the Helan Mountains.
  • Find out how old the rock paintings are. 

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