Early rock art of the American west [electronic resource] : the geometric enigma / Ekkehart Malotki, Ellen Dissanayake.

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    • Content Notes:
      Introduction / Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake -- The concept of artification / Ellen Dissanayake -- Terminology, chronology, and dating of North American paleomarks / Ekkehart Malotki -- Cupules as an archetypal artification / Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake -- Ancestral minds and the spectrum of symbol / Ellen Dissanayake -- Sites and styles of the western archaic tradition rock art complex / Ekkehart Malotki -- Origins and functions of abstract-geometric markings / Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake -- Why did our ancestors artify? / Ellen Dissanayake -- Conclusion: the geometric enigma / Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-288) and indexes.
      Access is available to current Cairn University students, faculty and staff.
    • ISBN:
      9780295743608 (hardcover : alk. paper)
      9780295743615 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    • Accession Number:
      2017050791
    • Accession Number:
      cul.b2205824