Sunday, April 22, 2012

Karkur Talh: Archers, Ostriches, Giraffes, Bovids, Dogs, Oryx

Early Rock Art at Karkur Talh:
Top left:  Oryx, Ostrich, Wild Dog, Giraffe
Top right:  Auroch or Cattle, Human and Dog
Bottom Right:  Giraffes, Ostrich
Bottom Left: Archer, Auroch or Cattle
Courtesy Fliegel Jezerniczky Expeditions (Link)

In the above picture, it's notable that the top right auroch/cattle has different horns than the bottom left auroch/cattle.


Incipient Domestication on the Nile (Link)
The great Wet Phase of the early Holocene (Link)
Karkur Talh Rock Art (Link)

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