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Tassili (Argelia)

Rock paintings in the Sahara

This mountain range in southern Algeria is home to Neolithic cave paintings that depict a time when the area was green and teeming with wildlife. Source: Flikr user Gruban

Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria

This mountain range in southern Algeria is home to Neolithic cave paintings that depict a time when the area was green and teeming with

Description: Tassili n'Ajjer  Date: 17/04/2007   Copyright: © Mohammed Beddiaf  Author: Mohammed Beddiaf

Tassili n& has been described as the finest prehistoric open-air museum in the world. Set in a vast plateau in the south-east of the Algerian Sahara at the borders of Libya, Niger and M

Archers, Tassili n'Ajjer (photo: Patrick Gruban, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Rock Art, Tassili n’Ajjer, Sahara Desert, Algeria A.) Tassili is a stunning mountainous region and home to over engravings and paintings.

Running Horned Woman, 6,000-4,000 B.C.E., pigment on rock, Tassili n’Ajjer…

Running Horned WomanTassili n’Ajjer, Algeria, ca. bceA painting from Tassili n’Ajjer in southeastern Algeria in the central Sahara (at that time a verdant savanna) is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of rock art.

Oops! Etruscan Warrior Prince Really a Princess

Oops! Etruscan Warrior Prince Really a Princess

Last month, archaeologists announced a stunning find: a completely sealed tomb cut into the rock in Tuscany, Italy. The untouched tomb held w.

Description: Tassili n'Ajjer  Date: 15/04/2005   Copyright: © Mohammed Beddiaf  Author: Mohammed Beddiaf

Tassili n'Ajjer - Petroglyph of Ancient Cow

THE BOG PEOPLE by P. V. Glob: Part detective story, part horror movie, and all true, this archaeology book matter of factly describes the discovery in peat bogs around Europe the sunken bodies of men and woman dating back as far as the Iron Age. Preserved by the chemicals of the bogs,  many appear to have been ritually sacrificed; one, a medieval tax collector in full period clothing, appears to have been murdered. Wonderful fun.

THE BOG PEOPLE by P. V. Glob: Part detective story, part horror movie, and all true, this archaeology book matter of factly describes the discovery in peat bogs around Europe the sunken bodies of men and woman dating back as far as the Iron Age. Preserved by the chemicals of the bogs, many appear to have been ritually sacrificed; one, a medieval tax collector in full period clothing, appears to have been murdered. Wonderful fun.

Bradshaw Foundation ; Exploring our Past, Informing our Future: The photo is from African Rock Art, Algeria

Exploring our Past, Informing our Future: The photo is from African Rock Art, Algeria

Le sahara Algérien, tout un monde à découvrir - YouTube

Le sahara Algérien, tout un monde à découvrir - YouTube

Textile Object Name: Fragment Date: 10th–11th century Geography: Egypt Culture: Islamic Medium: Linen, ink, gold; plain weave, block printed, painted Dimensions: Textile: L. 6 1/2 (16.5 cm) W. 8 3/4in. (22.2cm) Mount: L. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm) W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Classification: Textiles-Painted and/or Printed Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt, 1931 Accession Number: 31.106.26

Date: century Geography: Egypt Culture: Islamic Medium: Linen, ink, gold; plain weave, block printed, painted Dimensions: Textile: L.

Running Horned Woman, 6,000-4,000 B.C.E., pigment on rock, Tassili n’Ajjer, Algeria

Running Horned Woman, B., pigment on rock, Tassili n’Ajjer, Algeria

Description: Tassili n'Ajjer  Date: 05/12/2004   Copyright: © Mohammed Beddiaf  Author: Mohammed Beddiaf

Cave paintings - Tassili n'Ajjer, Algeria (UNESCO World Heritage Site) © Mohammed Beddiaf

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New evidence of Neanderthal occupation has been found at the Kalamakia cave site on the western coast of the Mani peninsula in Greece

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Tollund Man – the preserved face from Prehistoric Denmark and the tale of ritual sacrifice

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