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Ancient Sahara Hunting Scene, Libya Featured Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Print

Ancient Sahara Hunting Scene, Libya

A typical example of Saharan Pastoral Neolithic rock art painted between somewhere 5000 BC and 1000 BC. The painting shows Barbary sheep pursued by three hunting dogs and two hunters.The painting is located at Tintararat, Wadi Teshuinat, Tadrart Acacus, Libyan Sahara, Libya

© 2005 Joe Carnegie / Libyan Soup

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An Elephant carved into the rock Featured Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Print

An Elephant carved into the rock

Rock carving of an Elephant in the archaeological site called In Galghien, by the dry river Mathendush in western Libya. The region is the Fezzan and the mountain range is Tadrart Acacus. This part of the Sahara desert is considered an open-air museum because of the rock art that can be found in various forms such as petroglyphs, rock paintings and carvings. They date from 12000 B.C. to 150 A.D

At the beginning of the Holocene the hunter-gatherers of the Sahara experienced very Featured Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Print

At the beginning of the Holocene the hunter-gatherers of the Sahara experienced very

At the beginning of the Holocene the hunter-gatherers of the Sahara experienced very different enviromental conditions. The area was covered in vegetation and large wild animals which have since disappeared roamed. The carvings of the "Early Acacus" period reflect this. Country of Origin: Libya. Culture: Early Acacus Date/Period: c 10, 000 BC. Place of Origin: Messak Settafet. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Euan Wingfield

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