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نقوش رأس الجمل الصخرية في منطقة كرسة

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dc.contributor.author عبدالله بوحجر, د.سعد
dc.date.accessioned 2021-09-09T10:41:08Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-09T10:41:08Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.uob.edu.ly/handle/123456789/1564
dc.description.abstract Study summary This study deals with a group of engraving which was found on a small rocky extension on the summit of a hill known as Ras al-Jamal on the area of the karsa plain, located between the village of karsa in the west and the borders of the city of derna in the east. These art work represent five wild animal engraved by a simple recessed engraving technique, four of which are known as the Oryx in the Arabic language (al-Dhaba) of the Sahara or wild cows (Oryx), as for the other animals are unknown due to its lack of clarity, and all of these engraving were executed by simple engraving technique small sized figures geometric in style. The artist excelled in achieving this, what can be stated about these works is that they are limited to wild animals, engraved in the open air. contrary to what is known of the rock art in the Green Mountain the disappearance of human figures that is usually accompany the animals in cases of hunting and grazing animals. Small circular depressions can be seen, probably the Damma popular game solution cavity. With the distribution of the various old and modern building remains near the site of the engraving. Stone tools can also be seen. what can also be stated that Ras al_Jamal is unique in that it represents one type of animal that did not exist any were in the north eastern Libya. The region, in general, seems to be subjected to climatic change, including periods during which the temperature was high. This was confirmed by the type of animals represented in the engraving. Aims of study: The main purpose of the study was to record and document these art works and locate Its position on the archaeological map of the Libyan sites, that is due the lack of any recent studies which deals with the prehistoric periods. It is also our intention is to limit the sites of rock Arts in the eastern reigon of Libya, it is the aim of this study to lay the foundation on a scientific bases and to be treated just as in the Libyan south western region. Studying the Ras.al-Jamal site and publishing them will no doubt draws the attention to the need to protect and include these sites in future plans as the embodiment of a pure Libyan culture. The method used in the study: According to the nature of the material studied, it was necessary to use the descriptive method of comparative analysis after conducting field studies should be represented in the visits: taking measurements, photographing the works, recording notes and collecting some Archaeological finds. in that way the topics are dealt with in a scientific method and interpreting of the archaeological data to know how man in that period managed to deal with the geographical reality in ancient times. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Benghazi en_US
dc.title نقوش رأس الجمل الصخرية في منطقة كرسة en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US

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