Wadi Mathendous

Wadi Mathendous

Wadi Mathendous is a prehistoric archeological site in Mesak Settafet, located in the Fezzan region in southwestern Libya. The Saharan desert site is famous for its rock engravings of different subjects. The animals engraved include elephants, giraffes, aurochs and crocodiles, with the rock art dated to around 8000 years ago.

Site Information

Country: Libya

District: Wadi al Hayaa District

Category: Ancient Rock Workes

Site History: Neolithic Age

Oldest Culture: Neolithic

Later Cultures: Neolithic

Site Features: Stone Age Monuments

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