Laas Geel lies about 55 km northeast of hargeisa city, Laas Geel estimated to be at least 5000-7000 years old in the
name (Laas Geel) means camels waterhole
The Laas Geel cave paintings are thought to be some of the best preserved in Africa among other things, they depict cows in ceremonial robes accompanied by humans, who are believed to have been inhabitants of the region. The necks of the cows are embellished with a kind of Plastron some of the cows are also portrayed wearing decorative robes. Besides long-horned cattle the rock art also shows an image of a domesticated dog several paintings of canidae as well as a giraffe.
Laas Geel Single Cow
Laas Geel, it transpires, is probably the most significant Neolithic rock painting site in the whole of Africa" and only few people know that
Laas Geel Cow and Human
Laas Geel Cow Herd
Laas Geel know for it's remarkable to the earliest civilization the most salient feature of this ancient civilization is thought to be the (LAAS GEEL NEOLITHIC CAVE PAINTINGS) which are among the oldest such rock art in Africa.
Laas Geel Alcove