Before Farming

Rock-art as mapping

Before Farming (2003), 2003, (2), 1–7.

Abstract

The aim of this article is to offer an alternative approach to rock-art as a tangible manifestation of the neurological and cultural processes involved in mapping. The author argues that the extant corpus of rock-art is a visible repository of a complex sequence of operations primarily concerned with signalling charted landscapes and territorial appropriation.

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Montelle, Yann