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The Begbyman


Wanda Marcussen
published on 15 March 2019
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One of the most famous petroglyphs at The Begbyfelt in Østfold, Norway, depicts a humanlike figure, The “Begbyman”. The petroglyph is categorized as an "Agricultural carvings”, and is believed to have been made between c. 1800 BCE and c. 400 CE.

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Wanda Marcussen
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.

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