Dating Egypt's oldest 'art': AMS 14C age determinations of rock varnishes covering petroglyphs at El-Hosh (Upper Egypt)
- Rocks of ages. Mooney, Ray // All Hands;Aug96, Issue 952, p12
The article focuses on the canyons nicknamed Little Petroglyph Canyon and Big Petroglyph Canyon, which form the largest collection of petroglyphs in the U.S.
- Of lightning brothers and white cockatoos: Dating the antiquity of signifying systems in the... David, Bruno; McNiven, Ian // Antiquity;Jun94, Vol. 68 Issue 259, p241
Examines the antiquity of rock art in Northern Australia. Investigation of the archaeology of Wardaman country; Investigation of affiliations with specific Dreaming events and beings; Attempt of aborigines to highlight the identity of the land; Commencement of painting activity in the late...
- Rock-art studies. Staton, Kevin // Journal of the West;Oct98, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p31
Studies the rock inscriptions made by North American Indians. Attitude of epigraphers and orthodox scientists; Background into methods used in dating of rock art; Interpretation of rock inscriptions; Geographic distribution.
- Rock art of sub-Saharan Africa: A thumbnail guide. Odak, Osaga // UNESCO Courier;Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p36
Examines the rock art of sub-Saharan Africa. Factors which helped to preserve rock art; Locations of rock paintings; Listings of rock art distribution areas and themes;
- After Hallstr�m: new directions in the study of Northern rock-art. Saetersdal, Eva Walderhaug; Forsberg, Lars; Smith, Benjamin; Chippindale, Christopher // Antiquity;Mar2002, Vol. 76 Issue 291, p25
Focuses on the study of rock-art in northern Europe. Themes of rock engravings; Distinct regional sequences that could be recognized; Focus of studies in rock-art.
- Petroglyphs. // Rock Art Research;May2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p138
An image of petroglyphs found at the Uncompahgre Plateau site located in Colorado is presented.
- Dynamic sketches: 6000+ year old dry-pigment drawings from Arnhem land. Gunn, R. G.; Whear, R. L. // Archaeology in Oceania;Apr2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22
A unique example of 'Dynamic Figures' style motifs drawn with dry pigment was recently located in south-western Arnhem Land. One of these figures has been partially over-painted with wet pigment, suggesting that the drawings were produced as sketches for the painting of Dynamic Figures. The...
- New megalithic art within the Neolithic passage grave of Barclodiad y Gawes, Anglesey, North Wales. Nash, George; Stanford, Adam // Rock Art Research;Nov2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p257
The article discusses the megalithic rock art discovery at the Barclodiad y Gawres Neolithic passage grave in Anglesey, North Wales. According to the authors, the discovery forms part of the Anglesey Rock Art Project (ARAP), which up until April 2006 had made four significant rock art...
- Pueblo rock art. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p78
Describes the Earthwatch project of Sally Cole (US Bureau of Land Management), in the documentation of rock paintings and petroglyphs ranging from early in the hunter gatherer period to that of the 14th century Anasazi near Grand Gulch Primitive Area, Utah. Field conditions; Related interests;...