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Description - Rock Art and Regional Identity: A Comparative Perspective by Jamie Hampson

Why did the ancient artists create paintings and engravings? What did the images mean? This careful study of rock art motifs in the Trans-Pecos area of Texas and a small area in South Africa demonstrates that there are archaeological and anthropological ways of accessing the past in order to investigate and explain the significance of rock art motifs. Using two disparate regions shows the possibility of comparative rock art studies and highlights the importance of regional studies and regional variations. This is an ideal resource for students and researchers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781611323719
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Left Coast Press Inc
Publisher: Left Coast Press Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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