Rock Art of the Helan Mountains --- Over 6,000 engravings have been documented at Helankou. The engravings have clearly been produced over a considerable period of time, somewhere between 3,000 and 10,000 years ago. The engravings depict human figures, animals and symbols. the most conspicuous of which is the Sun God engraving.
Abura sumashi / 油すまし (lit. "Oil wringer") by Amakoma Touka. A creature said to have appeared at one time on the island of Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture, on a mountain pass called Kusazumigoe. In our days Abura sumashi attained considerable popularity by appearing in the work of Mizuki Shigeru, who drew it clad in a straw raincoat and sporting a stony, potato-shaped head.