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New Discoveries of Rock Paintings in Ethiopia Part II

  • Paolo Graziosi

Painted caves are numerous in this region, particularly in the Coaito highlands. Let us consider some of the most important sites.

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[8] Vigliardi-Micheli, A., ‘Le pitture rupestri di Carora (Nord Eritrea)’, Revista di Scienze Preistoriche, XI, 1956, 193210 .

[9] Graziosi, P., ‘Figure rupestri schematiche dell’Acchele Guzai (Ethiopian)’, Atti del VI Congresso Internazionale delle Scienze Preistoriche e Protostoriche (Roma, 1962).

[10] Clark, J. D., The Prehistoric Cultures of the Horn of Africa (1954), 315 .

The first part of this article by Professor Graziosi was published in the June number of ANTIQUITY (pp. 91–8), where he described the art of the Mai Aini region. Here he discusses the art of the Adi Caieh (or Kaie) region and the Karora region, and Ethiopian rock art in general.

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