Rock Art Studies

The Post-stylistic Era, Or, Where Do We Go from Here? : Papers Presented in Symposium A of the 2nd AURA Congress, Cairns 1992

Author: Michel Lorblanchet,Paul G. Bahn

Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

ISBN: 9780946897636

Category: History

Page: 215

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This book contains the proceedings of the 1992 AURA (Australian Rock Art Research Association) Congress.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art

Author: Paul Bahn,Paul G. Bahn

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521454735

Category: Art

Page: 302

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Surveys prehistoric art throughout the world, including body art, art on rocks and walls, and objects; changes in scholarship; and what the art can reveal about early sexual, social, economic, and religious life

Rock Art Studies - News of the World Volume 3

Author: Natalie R. Franklin,Matthias Strecker

Publisher: Oxbow Books

ISBN: 178297590X

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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This is the third in the five-yearly series of surveys of what is happening in rock art studies around the world. As always, the texts reflect something of the great differences in approach and emphasis that exist in different regions. The volume presents examples from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the New World. During the period in question, 1999 to 2004, there have been few major events, although in the field of Pleistocene art many new discoveries have been made, and a new country added to the select list of those with Ice Age cave art. Some regions such as North Africa and the former USSR have seen a tremendous amount of activity, focusing not only on recording but also on chronology, and the conservation of sites. With the global increase of tourism, the management of rock art sites that are accessible to the public is a theme of ever-growing importance.

Early Rock Art of the American West

The Geometric Enigma

Author: Ekkehart Malotki,Ellen Dissanayake

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 029574362X

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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The earliest rock art�in the Americas as elsewhere�is geometric or abstract. Until�Early Rock Art in the American West,�however, no book-length study has been devoted to the deep antiquity and amazing range of geometrics and the fascinating questions that arise from their ubiquity and variety. Why did they precede representational marks? What is known about their origins and functions? Why and how did humans begin to make marks, and what does this practice tell us about the early human mind? With some two hundred�striking�color images and�discussions�of chronology, dating, sites, and styles, this pioneering investigation of abstract geometrics on stone (as well as�bone, ivory, and shell)�explores its wide-ranging subject from the perspectives of ethnology, evolutionary biology, cognitive archaeology, and the psychology of artmaking. The authors� unique approach instills a greater respect for a largely unknown and underappreciated form of paleoart, suggesting that before humans became�Homo symbolicus�or even�Homo religiosus, they were mark-makers�Homo aestheticus.

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

Author: Bruno David,Ian J. McNiven

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

ISBN: 0190607351

Category: Art

Page: 1152

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Gemeinschaft - Gleichheit - Mobilität

Felsbilder im Brandberg, Namibia, und ihre Bedeutung : Grundlagen einer textuellen Felsbildarchäologie

Author: Tilman Lenssen-Erz,Ursula Tegtmeier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art, Prehistoric

Page: 430

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Felsbildarchäologie.

Almogaren

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Prehistoric peoples

Page: N.A

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Managing archaeological data

essays in honor of Sylvia W. Gaines

Author: Jeffrey L. Hantman

Publisher: Arizona State Univ Anthropological

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 201

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Antiquity

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Archaeology

Page: N.A

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Includes section "Reviews."

Rock art as social representation

papers from a session held at the European Association of Archaeologists Fourth Annual Meeting in Göteborg 1998

Author: European Association of Archaeologists. Meeting,Joakim Goldhahn

Publisher: British Archaeological Reports

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 141

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Derived from a session at the European Association of Archaeologists 4th annual meeting at Gothenburg in 1998. These eight papers address the various and varied theoretical perspectives on social representation in rock art. Existing theories are challenged and new ideas presented in this study of contemporary rock art research.

Rock Art Research

The Journal of the Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA)

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art, Prehistoric

Page: N.A

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Erkenntnisjäger

Kultur und Umwelt des frühen Menschen : Festschrift für Dietrich Mania

Author: Jan Michał Burdukiewicz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Europe

Page: 713

View: 316

The Rock Art of Arizona

Art for Life's Sake

Author: Ekkehart Malotki

Publisher: Kiva Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 194

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Dating and the Earliest Known Rock Art

Papers Presented in Symposia 1-3 of the SIARB Congress, Cochabamba, Bolivia, April 1997

Author: Matthias Strecker,Paul G. Bahn

Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 95

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While significant advances have been made in direct dating French and Spanish rock art, direct dates obtained by AMS for the New World are extremely scarce and existing stylistic chronologies cannot be trusted. These papers from the International Rock Art Congress held in Bolivia in 1997 focus in the dating problem. They also reflect discussion of the earliest art in the light of recent research and as seen from a world palaeo-art perspective.

Australian Aboriginal Studies

Journal of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Aboriginal Australians

Page: N.A

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Rock paintings

Author: David Ambrose

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 114

View: 9459