(FOX News) - Where were their parents?
Two children ruined a 5,000-year-old stone carving in Norway thinking they were helping to improve the image, in what's being described as a tragedy for human history and cultural heritage.
Tonight, archaeologists in Norway are outraged after vandals destroy this 5000-year-old carving. pic.twitter.com/YSGTMHn35D— As It Happens (@cbcasithappens) August 1, 2016
The carving on Tro Island was one of Norway's most famous and treasured historical sites. The etching of a figure on skis was key evidence that people in the Stone Age used skis, and also inspired the symbol for the Lillehammer Olympics in 1994.
An archeologist tragically reported that the new lines made by the boys are both in and outside where the old marks had been, calling it a "sad, sad story."
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