Twyfelfontein, Namibia, Damaraland, Kunene Region
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
S 20° 35.850 E 014° 22.492
33K E 434857 N 7722272
Quick Description: Spectacular rock engravings in the desert.
Location: Namibia
Date Posted: 12/9/2013 9:34:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMJNH2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
Twyfelfontein is a site of ancient rock engravings in the Kunene Region of north-western Namibia.
The site has been inhabited for 6,000 years, first by hunter-gatherers and later by Khoikhoi herders. Both ethnic groups used it as a place of worship and a site to conduct shamanist rituals. In the process of these rituals at least 2,500 items of rock carvings have been created, as well as a few rock paintings. Displaying one of the largest concentrations of rock petroglyphs in Africa, UNESCO approved Twyfelfontein as Namibia's first World Heritage Site in 2007.
Text: Wikipedia
Type: Site

Reference number: 1255

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