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A Pilgrimage to Burg el Hamam
by Alan M Fildes


 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
Burg El Hamam
In English "The Dovecote Rock" from the South East. This 50ft high sandstone rock has numerous pre-dynastic petroglyphs. Circa pre-3500 BC.
Burg El Hamam
A closer view of the isolated sandstone rock. Petroglyphs appear on every flat surface.
Burg El Hamam
High up on the rock, out of reach of vandalism, this pre-dynastic scene is evident. Ibexes, asses & cattle. Circa pre-3500 BC
Burg El Hamam
Indistinct pretoglyphs "the sun's rays"
Burg El Hamam
Hornakht. The Priest. Possibly New Kingdom.
With pre-dynastic fertility symbol.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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