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  1. Rock Art and the Wild Mind: Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe

    Rock Art and the Wild Mind: Visual Imagery in Mesolithic Northern Europe [Hardback]

    Ingrid Fuglestvedt (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138090538
    Published by : Routledge
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    Rock Art and the Wild Mind presents a study of Mesolithic rock art on the Scandinavian Peninsula, including the large rock art sites in Alta, Namforsen and Vingen. Hunters' rock art of this area, despite local styles, bears a strong commonality i... .... Learn More
  2. The First Artists: In Search of the World's Oldest Art

    The First Artists: In Search of the World's Oldest Art [Hardback]

    Michel Lorblanchet (Author); Paul Bahn (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.95

    Special Price: £16.00

    ISBN: 9780500051870
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Where do we find the world's very first art? When, and why, did people begin experimenting with different materials, forms and colours? Were our once-cousins, the Neanderthals, also capable of creating art? Prehistorians have been asking these que... .... Learn More
  3. Cave Art

    Cave Art [Paperback]

    Bruno David (Author)

    £12.95

    ISBN: 9780500204351
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Deep underground, hidden from view, some of humanity's earliest artistic endeavours have lain buried for thousands of years. The most ancient artworks were portable objects, left on cave floors. Shell beads signal that 100,000 years ago humans had... .... Learn More
  4. Myths about Rock Art

    Myths about Rock Art [Paperback]

    Robert G. Bednarik (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784914745
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Rather than considering the myths supposedly depicted in the world’s rock art, this book examines the myths archaeologists and others have created about the meanings and significance of rock art. This vast body of opinions dominates our concepts o... .... Learn More
  5. Sagaholm

    Sagaholm: North European Bronze Age rock art and burial ritual [Paperback]

    Joachim Goldhahn (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785702648
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This major new study by one of Europe’s leading prehistorians presents and discusses a series of rock art engravings from a Bronze Age barrow in Ljungarum parish, Jönköping Län, situated in the central part of southern Sweden. Sagaholm contains th... .... Learn More
  6. Rock Art Studies: News of the World V

    Rock Art Studies: News of the World V [Paperback]

    Paul Bahn (Editor); Natalie R. Franklin (Editor); Matthias Strecker (Editor); Ekaterina Devlet (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781784913533
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This is the fifth volume in the series Rock Art Studies: News of the World. Like the previous editions, it covers rock art research and management across the globe over a five-year period, in this case the years 2010 to 2014 inclusive. The current... .... Learn More
  7. Paleoart and Materiality: The Scientific Study of Rock Art

    Paleoart and Materiality: The Scientific Study of Rock Art [Paperback]

    Robert G. Bednarik (Editor); Danae Fiore (Editor); Mara Basile (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781784914295
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book contains a series of selected papers presented at two symposia entitled 'Scientific study of rock art', one held in the IFRAO Congress of Rock Art in La Paz, Bolivia, in June 2012, the other held in the IFRAO Congress in Caceres, Spain, ... .... Learn More
  8. Post-Palaeolithic Filiform Rock Art in Western Europe

    Post-Palaeolithic Filiform Rock Art in Western Europe [Paperback]

    Fernando Coimbra (Editor); Umberto Sansoni (Editor)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781784913670
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Filiform rock art appears as a spontaneous technique, more simple and immediate than pecking, good either for autonomous strands of expression, or for sketches and first drafts regarding works of painting or pecking. According to the order of pres... .... Learn More
  9. Public Images Private Readings: Multi-Perspective Approaches to the Post-Palaeolithic Rock Art: Volume 5 / Session A11e: Proceedings of the XVII ... of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences)

    Public Images Private Readings: Multi-Perspective Approaches to the Post-Palaeolithic Rock Art: Volume 5 / Session A11e: Proceedings of the XVII ... of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences) [Paperback]

    Ramon Fabregas Valcarce (Editor); Carlos Rodriguez-Rellan (Editor)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781784912895
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    A significant number of Holocene societies throughout the world have resorted at one time or another to the making of paints or carvings on different places (tombs, rock-shelters or caves, openair outcrops). The aim of the session A11e. Public ima... .... Learn More
  10. What Is Paleolithic Art?

    What Is Paleolithic Art?: Cave Paintings and the Dawn of Human Creativity [Paperback]

    Jean Clottes (Author)

    £13.50

    ISBN: 9780226266633
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    Was it a trick of the light that drew our Stone Age ancestors into caves to paint in charcoal and red hematite, to watch the heads of lions, likenesses of bison, horses, and aurochs in the reliefs of the walls, as they flickered by firelight? Or w... .... Learn More

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