Rock Art at Umm Sedara site 2

Mohammad Zidane al Zalabih (an excellent guide specializing in rock art) guided Michael Fuller and Neathery Fuller to a dozen petroglyph sites in Wadi Rum on 24 February 2015.

Two petroglyphs panels are found along several meters of sandstone bluff face at Umm Sedara 2 site.

Without a doubt, the most significant petroglyphs at this site depict a male Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) attacking a Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) at Umm Sedara, site no. 2. Scale is 10 cm.

An Arabian Ostrich (Struthio camelus syriacus) was pecked into the rock beneath the image and the lion and ibex. Scale is 10 cm.

Petroglyphs of a hunter with bow and dog. Scale is 10 cm.

Large petroglyph of a camel and smaller petroglyph of a camel rider. Scale is 10 cm.

Petroglyph of a bowman confronting a mounted spearman. Scale is 10 cm.

Basalt hammerstone found near the petroglyphs by Mohammad Zidane al Zalabih. Scale is 10 cm.

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