Fezouata

Fezouata

finding surprising fossils and other artefacts in a small souvenir store along the road

Location: 

Taghroute, Morocco

Duration: 

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Fezouata: vast flatland between the Atlas mountains and the Sahara desert
  2. Preservation: deposit of endless fossils with a history of dozens of million years
  3. Trilobites: preparing and selling beautiful fossil remains along the roadside
  4. Dinosaurs: claiming other fossils to be dinosaur teeth, not sure if they are real
  5. More stuff: selling an authentic old sculpture from South Africainfo-icon, cultural heritage?

Image sources

  1. Driving into the Sahara
  2. Exhibition of Trilobite Fossils
  3. Landmark made of pottery
  4. Important African statue?
  5. Dinosaur bones?

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