Saharan Rock Carving of Two Cats Fighting

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Arienne King
by David Stanley
published on 23 January 2018
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This prehistoric Saharan rock carving from Wadi Mathendous in the Fezzan, Libya depicts two cats fighting. Similar petroglyphs can be found in rock escarpments throughout the Sahara, providing valuable clues to the people who inhabited and travelled through this region between 10,000 and 6,000 BCE.

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Stanley, D. (2018, January 23). Saharan Rock Carving of Two Cats Fighting. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8009/saharan-rock-carving-of-two-cats-fighting/

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Stanley, David. "Saharan Rock Carving of Two Cats Fighting." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8009/saharan-rock-carving-of-two-cats-fighting/.

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Stanley, David. "Saharan Rock Carving of Two Cats Fighting." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2018. Web. 19 Oct 2021.