Tadrart Acacus

Tadrart Acacus

Tadrart Acacus is a mountain range in the desert of the Ghat District in western Libya. The area is known for its rock-art and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 because of the importance of these paintings and carvings. The paintings date from 12,000 B.C.E. to 100 C.E. and reflect cultural and natural changes in the area.

Site Information

Country: Libya

District: Ghat District

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Neolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus

Date of Inscription: 1985

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