Women in North African rock art

ritual scened painted in red ochre

Women engaged in ritual or music-making, and running hunters with spears.
Hunting ceremony? Tadrart Akakus, west Libya.


group of women with wide hair stand near bulls, arms outstretchedl

Ennedi Massif in Chad


woman driving chariot

Female charioteer, Tadrart Akakus, a region of Libya that is rich in rock art.


helping someone shampoo her hair

Hair-washing scene, Uan Amil.



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