Cave of Swimmers

Cave of Swimmers

The Cave of Swimmers is an ancient rock art cave located in the New Valley Governorate of southwest Egypt. It contains Neolithic pictographs and is named due to the depictions of people with their limbs bent as if they were swimming. They are estimated to have been created as early as 10,000 years ago.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: New Valley Governorate

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Neolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Stone Age Monuments

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