A comprehensive and fully illustrated study, by an international team of experts, of the first British examples of cave art, discovered at Creswell Crags on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border in 2003. This important discovery is contextualized by comparative, up-to-date studies of European cave art, from Spain, Portugal, France, and Italy.
1: Paul Pettitt: Prologue; 2: Paul Bahn: The historical background to the discovery of cave art at Creswell Crags; 3: Sergio Ripoll and Francisco J. Munoz: The Palaeolithic rock art of Creswell Crags: prelude to a systematic study; 4: Alistair W. G. Pike, Mabs Gilmour, and Paul Pettitt: Verification of the age of the Palaeolithic cave art at Creswell Crags; 5: Alistair Carty: 3D laser scanning at Church Hole, Creswell Crags; 6: D. W. Yalden: Zoological perspectives on the Late Glacial; 7: Andrew T. Chamberlain: Cave archaeology and palaeontology in the Creswell region; 8: R. M. Jacobi: The Stone Age archaeology of Church Hole, Creswell Crags; 9: Paul Pettitt: Cultural context and form of some of the Creswell images: an interpretative model; 10: Yves Martin: The engravings of Gouy: France's northernmost decorated cave; 11: Margherita Mussi: Palaeolithic art in isolation: the case of Sicily and Sardinia; 12: Michel Lorblanchet: The horse in the Palaeolithic parietal art of the Quercy: outline of a stylistic study; 13: Genevieve Pincon: A topographical approach to parietal figures: the monumental sculptures of the Roc-aux-Sorciers (Vienne, France); 14: Cesar Gonzalez Sainz: Dating Magdalenian art in North Spain: the current situation; 15: Antonio Martinho Baptista and Antonio Pedro Batarda Fernandes: Rock art and the Coa Valley Archaeological Park: a case study in the preservation of Portugal's prehistoric rupestral heritage; 16: Claire Fisher and Rob Dinnis: Rewriting the history books: the Magdalenian art of Creswell Crags
Dimensioni: 234x156 mm.
Illustration Notes:131 in-text illustrations
Pagine Arabe: 312