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Rock Drawings of Alta, Norway

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In the early 1970's, a spectacular find was made at Alta in the north of Norway. More than 5,000 rock carving were discovered, some of them over 6,000 years old The stylized figures, hewn info the rock, tell of the life led by Stone Age man on the coast of the polar sea, the life et a hunter, trapper and fisherman. The most frequently found motifs, however, are animals, primarily reindeer, which were vital for Stone Age man's survival.

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Place/region: Alta, Norway, Europe
Series: World Heritage TV series
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: TransTel GmbH, Germany
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO Culture Sector
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Rights: UNESCO; TransTel GmbH, Germany

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Original: Video cassette.VHS.Secam
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0010
File No: AVFONDS-1989-002807-CLT.MPG ; 0001429.2-ERIDPI.MXF
Studio TV ref.: M.0363 (Betacam SP)
Rights holder: UNESCO; TransTel GmbH, Germany
Additional info: Programme 11, part II