Saharan
Rock Art
Paintings and Engravings categorized into 4 periods:

1.  Archaic/Bubalus period:  8,000-7,000 BP

Engraving of an Elephant

Characteristics:

2.  Pastoral Period:  6,000-2200 BP

 
Herdsman and Cattle

Painting depicting cattle.
 

Characteristics:

3.  Horse Period: 3,200-1,200 BP      A. Chariot sub-period

Painting depicing humans and animals with chariots.

Horse-drawn chariot.

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