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 Africa, 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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