Pre-20th century inscriptions, figure drawings, etc. that have been scratched into walls and which can be identified and seen today.
The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.
- Australian Convict Sites: Great North Road - Graffiti from 1830 can be seen high on one cut face. Link
- Brú na Bóinne: "There is evidence to show that Newgrange was plundered by Danish raiders about the year 860. Graffiti in the tomb dates back to the 7th century, a subject of great interest to historians."
- Ha Long Bay: French 19th Century graffiti in Hang Dau Go
- Istanbul: Haghia Sophia
- Loire Valley: Chambord Link
- Mantua and Sabbioneta: At Pallazo Té, in the Sala dei Giganti, graffiti from visitors as early as the 17th century can be seen
- Megalithic Temples of Malta: model of a temple scratched on a wall in the temple of Hagar Qim
- Meroe: Great Enclosure at Musawwarat es-Sufra: visitors have left their mark, including the French adventurer Frederic Cailliaud in 1821 (Sudan Bradt Guide)
- Necropolis of Bet She'arim: body of inscriptions in several languages (wiki)
- Neolithic Orkney: Maes Howe Link
- Nubian Monuments
- Persepolis Link
- Pont du Gard: 19th century graffiti (f.e. some Jean in 1830) is scratched into the main aquaduct at the level of the footbridge
- Prague: Ball Game Hall, Old Town Town Hall
- Pyramids (Memphis)
- Rome: Catacombs
- Tikal National Park
- Villa Adriana (Tivoli): "and the legendary architect/etcher Piranesi scribbled Piranesi 1741 into a grotto at Hadrian?s Villa with a red crayon"
- Yuso and Suso Monasteries: Suso (made by monks in the Middle Ages)
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