Experts dig deep into rock art history of MP’s Bhimbetaka and other heritage sites; Neeraj Santoshi; Hindustan Times


India – Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

Besides Bhimbetka, other rich rock art shelters in the state do not enjoy similar protection. Foreign and Indian experts have now shown interest in studying rock art with advance research tools.

Over the years explorers and archaeologists have found rich concentration of rock art shelters at many places beyond the Bhimbetaka world heritage site in central India. Many such sites in Madhya Pradesh are now attracting attention of foreign and local experts.

Many claim that with all such finds over the decades, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as an area with one of the richest concentrations of rock art in the world. However, besides Bhimbetaka which is well protected and documented, other rich rock art shelters in the state do not enjoy similar protection and need immediate attention for their long time survival and proper scientific study.

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