A few years ago Egypt’s third Late Palaeolithic rock art site was discovered by SCA in Wadi Abu Subeira, 12 km north of Aswan on the east bank of the Nile. Since then SCA has continued survey and found several additional, fantastic Late Palaeolithic rock art locations in the large wadi.
New publications are forthcoming by Adel Kelany and his team, but for those interested, here is the so far only published paper (with kind permission by the Sahara journal). It is describing the site known as CAS 6, which is threatened by modern mining, but now supervised and guarded by SCA:
- Storemyr, P., Kelany, A., Ahmed Negm, M., Tohami, A., 2008. More “Lascaux along the Nile”? Possible Late Palaeolithic rock art in Wadi Abu Subeira, Upper Egypt. Sahara 19, 155-158. PDF (0,5 MB)