Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye

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Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye is part of the Tentative list of Burkina Faso in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The rock engravings of the Burkinabè Sahel comprise three groups of rock art sites. They are located in granite rock formations in Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda and Markoye . The drawings, which origins and date are unknown, were influenced by rock art of the Sahara and that of the Dogon.

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Full Name
Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye
Country
Burkina Faso
Added
2011
Type
Cultural
Categories
Archaeological site - Rock Art
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2011 Revision

Includes former TWHS Les gravures rupestres de Pobe-Mengao (1996)

2011 Added to Tentative List

The site has 5 locations

Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye: Pobé-Mengao (T)
Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye: Aribinda (T)
Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye: Markoye (T)
Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye: Sorbaia (Nord) (T)
Les gravures rupestres du Sahel burkinabè : Pobé-Mengao, Arbinda et Markoye: Tondo Banda (Sud) (T)

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