Royal Award (MBE) for TARA’s David Coulson

Her Majesty’s UK Government announced in June 2022 that TARA’s David Coulson has been awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for his unparalleled documentation and promotion of Africa’s Rock Art heritage. He is due to travel to London later this year to collect his medal.

David Coulson receives MBE award from Charles Prince of Wales

For services to the Recording, Preservation and Valorisation of Rock Art in Africa.

David Coulson, MBE, with his family at Windsor Castle.

David Coulson, MBE, with his family at Windsor Castle.

David Coulson in Niger (2006) with Prof Jean Clottes, of Chauvet Cave fame, former President of the International Committee of Rock Art.

TARA expedition in the Libyan Sahara in 2008

TARA expédition in the Libyan Sahara in 2008.