This coin is part of series Prehistoric Arts -Cave painting. The Acacus Mountains or Tadrart Acacus Arabic:?????? form a mountain range in the desert of western Libya, part of the Sahara. They are situated east of the Libyan city of Ghat and stretch north from the Algerian border about 100 km. Tadrart means’mountain’ in the native language of the area (Tamahaq language). The area has a particularly rich array of prehistoric rock art. The area is known for its rock-art and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 because of the importance of these paintings and carvings. The paintings date from 12,000 BC to 100 AD and reflect cultural and natural changes in the area. There are paintings and carvings of animals such as giraffes, elephants, ostriches and camels, but also of men and horses. Men are depicted in various daily life situations, for example while making music and dancing. Special Features Partly Colored. Coloring with grind texture. The item “Cave of Tadrart Elephant Prehistoric Art Silver Proof Coin 1$ Niue 2011″ is in sale since Sunday, November 8, 2015. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “silver_coins” and is located in Canada. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2011