The Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art
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Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art by Christopher Chippindale
Book DescriptionA companion to The Archaeology of Rock-Art (Cambridge, 1998), this new collection edited by Christopher Chippindale and George Nash addresses the most important component around the rock-art panel - its landscape. The Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art draws together the work of many well-known scholars from key regions of the world for rock-art and for rock-art research. It provides a unique, broad and varied insight into the arrangement, location, and structure of rock-art and its place within the landscapes of ancient worlds as ancient people experienced them. Packed with illustrations, as befits a book about images, The Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art offers a visual as well as a literary key to the understanding of this most lovely and alluring of archaeological traces.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521524247
(247mm x 174mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christopher Chippindale
Stonehenge Complete, Paperback (February 2012)
Stonehenge with its cold rocks is seen as the place of the dead, and another site over the horizon as the place of the living, built in wood, and complete with houses and paved ways. This title presents the story of Stonehenge.
Figured Landscapes of Rock-Art, Hardback (April 2004)
This book addresses the most important component around the rock-art panel - its landscape.
European Landscapes of Rock-Art, Paperback (November 2001)
Accepting that the nature of rock-art is crucial to its creation and meaning, this fascinating volume looks at the importance of considering landscape when interpretating rock-art sites.
Archaeology of Rock-Art, Paperback (January 1999)» View all books by Christopher Chippindale
This collection on rock-art explores how we can learn from it as a material record of distant times.
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Author Biography - Christopher Chippindale
Christopher Chippindale is Curator for archaeology collections and Reader in Archaeology at the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. George Nash is Part-time Lecturer at the Centre for the Historic Environment, Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol.
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