Gravures et peintures rupestres de l'Ennedi et du Tibesti

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Gravures et peintures rupestres de l'Ennedi et du Tibesti is part of the Tentative list of Chad in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

In the Tibesti massif and its surroundings, 200 rock engravings and about 60 rock paintings have been found. The oldest date back to the 4th millennium BC. They show animals that have since died out due to climate change in the Tibesti, including elephants, rhinoceros, hippopotamus and giraffes. Later works show people and village life.

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Full Name
Gravures et peintures rupestres de l'Ennedi et du Tibesti
Country
Chad
Added
2005
Type
Cultural
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2015 Incomplete - not examined

As "Massif de l'Ennedi : paysage naturel et culturel"

2005 Added to Tentative List

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