Sky of Our African Ancestors

By: Babak A. Tafreshi


Region: Africa

Site: Hoggar Mountains - Algeria

Date: May 2009

The Milky Way as seen from Hoggar Mountains area in central African Sahara, southern Algeria. Petroglyph or rock art from several thousand years before BC, made by the ancient Saharan people, is on the foreground. Are some of these mysterious stone age symbols in connection with the starry skies above our ancestors? Babak Tafreshi/

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