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rock art of the North American Indians

by Campbell Grant

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indian painting -- North America.,
    • Rock paintings -- North America.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCampbell Grant.
      SeriesThe Imprint of man
      LC ClassificationsE98.P23 G73 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p., [62] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3503296M
      ISBN 100521254434
      LC Control Number82023655

        Several books explore "American Indian" rock art from the West and other parts of North America Very few however examine ancient Native American stone carving traditions of East Coast North America Lenik's "Picture Rocks". The Nevada Rock Art Foundation of North America is an organization promoting the protection & awareness of rock art petroglyphs in Nevada & surrounding areas. As part of the Bradshaw Foundation American Rock Art Archive, we present a selection of photographs of rock art paintings & carvings from the Coso Range, California.

      OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Background --Techniques --Styles --Interpretation --Rock Art as Art --Dating --Important Design Motifs --Methods of Recording --Preservation of Sites --The Far North --The Northwest --The Columbia-Fraser Plateau --The Great Basin --California --The Southwest --The Great Plains --The Eastern Woodland. The Rock Art Foundation – Native American Rock Art in the Lower Pecos region of Southwest Texas Trust for African Rock Art Beckensall Archive Rock carvings made by Neolithic and Early Bronze Age people in Northumberland in the north east of England, between and years ago.

      - Explore newcentco's board "Native American Rock Art", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rock art, Art and Ancient art pins. INDIAN ROCK ART. Indian rock art, consisting of pictographs (drawings or paintings) and petroglyphs (carvings) made by Indians-both prehistoric and historic-exists in more than known sites in Texas. The rock art is usually found on cave walls, in natural rockshelters along rivers or .

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Rock art of the American Indian book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A decent overview of North American rock art. Seems dated (copyright date is ). Some decent pictures, particularly of Nanaimo and Bella Coola in British Columbia/5.

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