The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

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Features articles written by archaeology scholars on such topics as bog bodies, underwater archaeology, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Valley of the Kingstions for contemporary Pueblo, Navajo, and Apache ritual art are present among the ceremonial figures, masks, life ... Where Aboriginal people still paint or engrave on rock, both the images and the activity itself have social and metaphysical meanings. ... for paintings and for stencil art, in which the pigments are sprayed from the mouth around objects or parts of the body. ... These sites have peeked motifs, typically nonfigurative forms (circles, curved lines, sets of dots), and a variety ofanbsp;...

Title:The Oxford Companion to Archaeology
Author:Brian M. Fagan
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1996


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