A Companion to Rock Art (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Jo McDonald,Peter Veth PDF

By Jo McDonald,Peter Veth

This distinct consultant presents a creative and archaeological trip deep into human background, exploring the petroglyphic and pictographic different types of rock artwork produced by way of the earliest people to modern peoples round the world.

  • Summarizes the range of perspectives on old rock artwork from best overseas scholars
  • Includes new discoveries and study, illustrated with over one hundred sixty photographs (including 30 colour plates) from significant rock artwork websites round the world
  • Examines key paintings of famous specialists (e.g. Lewis-Williams, Conkey, Whitley and Clottes), and descriptions new instructions for rock paintings research
  • Is extensively overseas in scope, picking out rock artwork from North and South the US, Australia, the Pacific, Africa, India, Siberia and Europe
  • Represents new techniques within the archaeological research of rock artwork, exploring concerns that come with gender, shamanism, panorama, identification, indigeneity, history and tourism, in addition to technological and methodological advances in rock paintings analyses

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