Turkish Daily News article on the rock paintings of Mount Latmus in Turkey.Â The defining characteristics:
“There are numerous rock paintings in the world. However, those in Mt. Latmos are unique in terms of their language and theme. The rock paintings discovered in Western Europe featured mainly animal figures as well as war and hunting scenes whereas the representation of family and mother-child figures are the principal motives in the rock paintings found on Mt. Latmos. There are no hunting scenes or scenes from nomadic life here. They also don’t focus on the individual but show man in a social context, emphasizing social life.”
170 paintings have been found so far, and date back to 6,000 BC. The mountains are also known as BeÅŸparmak. Mirrored it locally.