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Author Malotki, Ekkehart, author.

Title Early rock art of the American west : the geometric enigma / Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake.

Publication Info. Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
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Subject Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.
Petroglyphs -- West (U.S.)
Picture-writing -- West (U.S.)
Rock paintings -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dissanayake, Ellen, author.
Other Form: Print version: Malotki, Ekkehart. Early rock art of the American west. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2018 9780295743608 (DLC) 2017050791
ISBN 9780295743622 (electronic bk.)
029574362X (electronic bk.)
9780295743608 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)