• Shuwaymis East, Camel Panel

    These camel petroglyphs are much more recent than the Neolithic petroglyphs found on the west side of the valley at Shuwaymis. Here, the full beauty of the panel is illuminated by the setting sun.

  • Shuwaymis West

    The Neolithic age of this panel is readily identified by the distinctive style of pecking used to produce the deeply-incised petroglyphs and by the unique assemblage of animals and humans shown here, including extinct wild cattle.

  • Shuwaymis West Hunting Party

    A Neolithic hunting scene featuring the hunter, his dogs, and his quarry, wild cattle. A leopard climbs vertically up the cliff face on the right and a tiny gazelle can be seen near the bottom, right side.

  • Shuwaymis West Neolithic Hunter-Herder Scene

    A gigantic piece of sandstone on the west side of the Shuwaymis valley served as a canvas for several stupendous Neolithic panels after it had cracked and partially slumped.

  • Sandy Point, Shuwaymis East

    A dramatic sandstone outcrop on the east side of the Shuwaymis valley hosts several assemblages of petroglyphs of more recent dates, including many camels.

  • Equine hunting scene at Shuwaymis

    This Neolithic petroglyph, which can be found on the western side of the Shuwaymis locality, is a hunting scene in which a bow hunter and his pack of dogs prepare to dispatch an African wild ass or onager.