Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia

At a remarkable site in northwest Saudi Arabia, a CNRS archaeologist and colleagues from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) have discovered camelid sculptures unlike any others in the region. They are thought to date back to the first centuries BC or AD. The find sheds new light on the evolution of rock art in the Arabian Peninsula and is the subject of an article published in Antiquity (February 2018).

Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia

At a remarkable site in northwest Saudi Arabia, a CNRS archaeologist and colleagues from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) have discovered camelid sculptures unlike ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Ancient rock art rewrites the natural history of Arabia

The archaeological record suggests few large animals lived in Arabia in the last few thousand years, but prehistoric rock art from the area depicts a host of big beasts

Tue 6 Feb 18 from Newscientist

2000-year-old camel relief carvings found in Saudi Arabia

Located in the province of Al Jawf in north-west Saudi Arabia, Camel Site, as it is known, was explored by a Franco-Saudi research team.

Tue 13 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

The ancient rock art that rewrites the history of Arabia

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, studied rock art at UNESCO World Heritage Sites Jubbah and Shuwaymis in Saudi Arabia.

Mon 12 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

Rock art: Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia

At a remarkable site in northwest Saudi Arabia, archaeologists have discovered camelid sculptures unlike any others in the region. They are thought to date back to the first centuries BC or ...

Tue 13 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

Rock art: Life-sized sculptures of dromedaries found in Saudi Arabia, Tue 13 Feb 18 from Eurekalert

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