Describing and analyzing the ancient art on the walls of Utah's sandstone canyons, Jones and Miller cover when and where (and why); ancient art; time, space, culture, and symbolism on the walls of time; Utah: the Rock Art
State; rock art
culture history; images on stone mark the passage of time; ghost figures; the Fremont tradition; bighorn sheep; the man with a heart of stone; hunter-gatherer art; art and the mind of the creator; and a hundred years from now.
In 2007 Gobustan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of "outstanding universal value" for the quality and density of its rock art
engravings depicting images of hunting, fauna, flora and lifestyles in pre-historic times and for the cultural continuity between prehistoric and medieval times that the site reflects.
While they did not leave any written records, they left exemplary rock art
. The San people, popularly known as Bushmen, have occupied this part of Africa long before any colonial power set foot in the continent.
A patchy, weathered painting of a beast daubed on the wall of a limestone cave in Borneo may be the oldest known example of figurative rock art
, say researchers who dated the work.
has been discovered from all over the world, including Pakistan.
Hail rock art
. (Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage)
Gua Tambun, the site of South-east Asia's largest hematite Neolithic rock art
, will be open once again to visitors next week.
Prehistoric rock art
, also known as cup and ring carvings, was created from the Neolithic to the early Bronze Age, between 6,000 and 3,800 years ago.
A study of ancient rock art
sites dating back 5000 years confirmed a "ring" of probable settlements around the city.
A TEAM of archaeologists are searching for undiscovered Neolithic rock art
at a prehistoric burial-ritual site on Anglesey.
A talk on Scotland's rock art
project was given by Dr Joana Valdez-Tullett of Historic Environment Scotland.