Arabian Rock Art Heritage

The Application of Advanced Imaging Technology to Saudi Arabian Rock Art

Hisan Arnan, Ha’il Province

Hisan Arnan, in Ha’il Province, is a large sandstone block with one face heavily packed with figures and writing. Many different ages are represented here by some ancient ibexes, later camels, a fine Arabian horse, and writing that is both old and new.

This photograph is made from 32 individual photographs taken with the Canon 1Ds Mark III camera and EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS lens. The original photograph is 1540 megabytes and 276 megapixels.