Research Paper

Rock Art in the Aihole-Badami-kutakanakeri Series of the Malaprabha River Basin: Some Distinctive Features

Authors: R. Mohana

Year: 2018, Volume: 9, Page/Article: 1, DOI:

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The present author explored and studied 32 rock art sites, in Kaladgi basin, North Karnataka, among them 19 of which 67 localities are new discoveries in the Aihole-Badami-Kutakanakeri Series. This paper reviews of rock art of the series, a potential area of the Malaprabha river basin. The rock art includes both petroglyphs and pictograms in the form of cupules, geometrical lines, rhombus, human figures, historical paintings and many other motifs.