Digital photograph (colour); detail of painted, rock art from [2013.2034.220] on rock surface (sandstone?) showing figures of three human and two cattle figures. Centre: Cow, brown, upright and facing right with bowed head and pronounced udder with white teats. Portion of belly infilled in red. To right is upright human figure, facing right, in brown with arms bent and raised at elbow and red points on knees. Right of this, with hind legs superimposing neck and groin of human figure, is figure of cow in red , turned to side, facing down with belly to left. Calf of similar colour is to left as if standing under cow. Cow has grid-style coat pattern markings faintly visible on faded topline; no head visible on cow or calf. To right is human figure infilled in same colour, upright and facing left with bent left arm. Right: images of two cattle infilled in brown, turned to side with bellies at left, facing each other across similarly oriented human figure in same pigment, facing up with loop (arms?) emanating from chest. Bottom left: brown, infilled cow upright and facing right, cut off edge of image at hindquarters. Top: Small infilled black cow, turned to side and facing up with belly to left, head merged with hindquarters of another, similar, cut off edge of image at trunk. Right of this is similarly positioned bichrome cow figure with rump infilled in red and small horns. Between them is unidentified shape cut off edge of image. Karkur Talh, Jebel Uweinat, Sudan. Scanned


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Type of Thing
digital photograph
Subject
mammal, painted rock art
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scanned

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Karkur Talh

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2013
Made
2006

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