The Petroglyphs of Jebel Uweinat. Many Questions and a Few Answers

Jebel Uweinat and its environs, lying in the centre of the aridest part of the Libyan Desert (Eastern Sahara) at the convergence of the borders of Egypt, Libya and Sudan, contains one of the most prolific concentrations of prehistoric rock art in Northern Africa. According to the last published count (Zboray 2009) there are 720 sites scattered about the mountain and the surrounding smaller massifs. Of these, 414 sites contain paintings and 347 petroglyphs, with an overlap of 41 sites containing both.

Publish DateSeptember 21, 2023
Last UpdatedSeptember 21, 2023