African Treasures: Tassili n'Ajjer of Algeria

by Algerian tourist

Rock painting -

Rock painting -

Rock painting - Tassili n'Ajjer - Rock painting - Tassili n'Ajjer  -

Tassili n'Ajjer (Berber: Tasili n Ajjer, meaning "Plateau of the Rivers") is a mountain range in the Algerian section of the Sahara Desert. It is a vast plateau in south-east Algeria at the borders of Libya, Niger and Mali, covering an area of 72,000 sq. km.

The range is also noted for its prehistoric rock art and other ancient archaeological sites, dating from Neolithic times when the local climate was much moister, with savannah rather than desert.

The rock painting is very unique and beautiful just like the wonderful people of Algeria.

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