Arabian Rock Art Heritage

The Application of Advanced Imaging Technology to Saudi Arabian Rock Art

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. Domestic cattle are shown being hunted by several bow hunters and their packs of dogs.

Thisย GigaPan is made from 36 photographs taken with the Canon 5D Mark II camera and Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS lens. The original image is 475 megapixels and 1330 megabytes.