Figuig

Figuig

Figuig is an oasis located in the south eastern tip of Morocco. The town of Figuig is built around an oasis of date palms, called Tazdayt, surrounded by rugged, mountainous wilderness. The site of the rock art, which is located in the mountains range south of the oasis, consists of prehistoric engravings dating to the Neolithic period.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Oriental

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Neolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Amazighs + Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Oasis of Figuig

Date of Submission: 2011

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