Marhouma is a village in the commune of Tamtert,[1] in El Ouata District, Béchar Province, Algeria.[2] The village lies on the Oued Saoura 19 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Tamtert and 18 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of Béni Abbès. It is notable for nearby rock engravings.[3]

Coordinates: 30°0′22″N 2°3′10″W
Country Algeria
ProvinceBéchar Province
DistrictEl Ouata District
457 m (1,499 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)


  1. "Décret n° 84-365, fixant la composition, la consistance et les limites territoriale des communes. Wilaya d'El Oued" (PDF) (in French). Journal officiel de la République Algérienne. 19 December 1984. p. 1490. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 January 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2013.
  2. "Marhouma, Algeria". Google Maps. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
  3. André Poueyto; Philippe Guinet; Henriette Alimen (1952). "Nouvelles stations de gravures rupestres dans le Sahara occidental". Bulletin de la Société préhistorique de France, Volume 39, Issue 3 (in French). Persée Scientific Journals. pp. 129–130. Archived from the original on 14 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
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