The Discovery of Dhambalin Rock Art Site, Somaliland

@article{Mire2008TheDO,
  title={The Discovery of Dhambalin Rock Art Site, Somaliland},
  author={Sada Mire},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={25},
  pages={153-168}
}
  • Sada Mire
  • Published 11 November 2008
  • Geography
  • African Archaeological Review
Dhambalin, a sandstone rock shelter, was discovered in autumn 2007. The unique site holds polychrome paintings including the first sheep paintings in Somali archaeology. There is an extraordinary originality in the paintings, particularly those of the sheep and goats. There are unusual quality images and styles of humpless cows of which some are headless. The fauna depicted include antelopes, dogs, giraffes, snakes and a turtle, some of which are associated with human figures wearing what… 
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