Preservation of the Ancient Rock Art of Nigeria in Jigawa and Cross River States

This project endeavors to strengthen Nigeria's network of rock art conservation specialists across regions.

The cave paintings of Birnin Kudu in Jigawa are thousands of years old, and the carved Ikom monoliths in Cross River display unique combinations of motifs such as facial features and tribal markings. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Nigeria Organiser(s): Trust for African Rock Art (TARA) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $125,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Active
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