THE TASSILI PREHISTORIC ROCK PAINTINGS - Page 2



Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
 
2. THE TASSILI ROCK PAINTINGS

2.1. Conditions in the Sahara and the Tassili plateau during the Neolithic period    
2.2. Description of the Tassili rock paintings
2.3. Comparing prehistoric Tassili images of village life with those of 20th century
       traditional West African pastoralists: The interpretation of an agriculturalist
2.4. A hypothesis about the motivation of the prehistoric pastoralists to create the
       rock paintings.    

3. BACKGROUND NOTES

3.1. My 1972 travel through the Sahara and the Tassili n’Ajjer Plateau
3.2. Developments in other parts of the World between 4000- 2000 BC
3.3. Hypotheses about motivations for the creation of the Tassili rock paintings by
       Lhote, Le Quellec, McKenna & von Daniken
3.4. Holls’ analysis method of prehistoric composite rock paintings:
       The Sahara Rock Art: Archeology of Tassilian Iconography 2004.                                                    
       

4.REFERENCES

5.PHOTO GALLERY:
1. Maps                                 : TAS001-003   
2. Rock paintings:
    2.1.Images by others        : TAS004-047
    2.2.Images by Charles      : CVSALG001-027
3. Sahara images:
   3.1 Desert towns and oasis: CVSALG028-076
   3.2 Desert landscapes        : CVSALG077-109
   3.3 Tassili landscapes        : CVSALG110-171