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Author Clottes, Jean.

Title World rock art / Jean Clottes ; translated from the French by Guy Bennett
Published Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum ; Garsington : Windsor, 2002


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Description 140 pages : color illustrations, 1 map ; 26 cm
Series Conservation and cultural heritage
Conservation and cultural heritage.
Contents Contents: A mysterious art on stone -- Sacred places around the world -- Four hundred centuries of rock art -- How was it made? -- The range of images -- Interpretation and meaning
Summary "World rock art discusses the discovery of rock art by the West, profiles important sites, explains how the art was made, and considers how it can be dated. It then explores the meanings of these often enigmatic images and discusses their significance today. A final chapter reviews initiatives underway to preserve this remarkable heritage" -- back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the French
Subject Petroglyphs.
Art, Prehistoric.
Rock paintings.
Cave paintings.
Author Bennett, Guy.
LC no. 2002008893
ISBN 0892366826 paperback
Other Titles Musée des roches. English