Sheremetyevo 1

The petroglyphs site of the Sheremetyevo 1  is located on the right bank of the Ussuri River, 1.9 km downstream of the northern outskirts of Sheremetyevo village. Distance to Sheremetyevo 2 site – 0.6 km. Petroglyphs are observed on vertical rock surfaces and unrounded chunks of the high floodplain of the Ussuri river.

To date, 6 surfaces and 1 petroglyph stone have been identified within the Sheremetyevo 1 location. Five surfaces documented by V. A. Alftan and A. P. Okladnicov are not currently observed.

The petroglyphs of Sheremetyevo 1 were first described by V. A. Alftan (1894) and were further explored by the expeditions of A. P. Okladnikov (1958, 1968, 1970). Six surfaces were identified and described in these studies, with one of the surfaces described by B. A. Alftan afterward not being found.

In 2017, at the Sheremetyevo 2 location, the Center for Paleoart of the IA RAS, the Khabarovsk Regional Center for the Protection of Sites of History and Culture, and the RSSDA Laboratory documented 2 stones and surfaces with petroglyphs (1 surface and 1 stone) including one previously unknown stone.

The layout of the drawings at the Sheremetyevo 2 site

Окладников, 1971

Sheremetyevo 2 Petroglyfs