Bronze age rock carvings at Fluberget Revheim
best example of bronze age rock carvings in the Stavanger area is Fluberget
at Revheim, a few kilometers west of Stavanger.
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archiological site is a low south-facing cliff about 200 metres from Hafrsfjord,
and was discovered in 1879.
You may be surprised on arrival, as it seems like the site is in the garden of a house - and it is!
The ship or boat symbols are common in Scandinavian rock carvings and many are found here.
The hand symbols represent Gods who should not be directly portrayed.
The meaning of some of the carvings is still not known.
Rogaland Fylkeskart (scale 1:200 000): 3065 65393
Drive west from central Stavanger on RV 509. After about 7 km turn left off Revheimsveien onto Hestnesveien (with sign for Fluberget). After about 1 km there is a wide driveway for a house on the right, with display boards on the right.
Space for one or two cars beside the information boards (don't block the house access), or 200 m down the road beside the fjord. By bus:
Bus 9 from Stavanger Sentrum via Madlakrossen to Hestnesveien junction and 1 km walk, or get local bus 39 from Madlakrossen to Fluberget.
Distance from Stavanger: 8 km
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Travel time from Stavanger:
20 minutes by car
Duration of the visit:
about half an hour
We thought grafitti was supposed to be bad, but the ships look nice. Its a good scramble on the rocks.
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