• Dhabiya 2, near Shamli, Ha’il Province

    Dhabiya 2, located near the town of Shamli, in Ha'il Province, has several panels with Arabian horses and riders that are very well executed.

  • Al Sinya, near Al Ula

    Sporadic small figures on this rock are sprinkled about its face. It is unusual in having three lions depicted. A chariot with multiple spokes is pulled by two equids and one man is driving it. Camels are also shown, as well as one domestic bull.

  • Chariot Horses in context of local landscape, Jubbah

    The magnificent sandstone outcrops near Jubbah, Saudi Arabia, provide a breathtaking backdrop for the unique petroglyphs that occur there.

  • Horsemen Slab, Bir Hima

    An isolated block of sandstone is adorned by three mounted cavalrymen wielding lances and a sword.

  • Chariot and Horses (detail), Jubbah

    This style of depicting a chariot and its team of horses in plan view is distinctive and unique for Saudi Arabia.

  • Petroglyph Valley, Bir Hima

    This wadi at Bir Hima preserves a rich assemblage of petroglyphs in an unusual concentration. The rock art here displays a wide variety of subjects, including animals, humans, and Alia figures, reflecting multiple phases of cultural activity.

  • Al Naslaa, Tayma

    Al Naslaa is one of the most photogenic petroglyphs we have seen. The uniform slit between the two standing stones and the flat faces are completely natural.

  • Jebel Habib, Tayma

    Jebel Habib is another half dome with a large flat surface ideal for carving petroglyphs. It is in a beautiful setting with sand drifting like waves on a seashore against the rock face.

  • Dhabiya, near Shamli, Ha’il Province

    Dhabiya is an attractive locality that has three individual panels separated by several meters. They all show very finely executed Arabian horses. This panel is the most interesting in that it has a man seated on a horse that is wearing a saddle blanket.

  • Uqulqh, Tayma

    Uqulqh is a large sandstone outcrop not far from the ancient city of Tayma. It features Arabian horses with tasseled tails that resemble those of donkeys or camels.