New Advances in the Field of Ice Age Art

  • Paul G. Bahn
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Abstract

Although generally regarded as a fairly static field which only comes to life when a new theory or explanation comes along, the study of Ice Age art is, in fact, constantly changing and expanding, in terms of its data base, its geographical and chronological spread, and the kinds of information that can be extracted from it. I hope to provide a brief outline here of some of the most recent advances in this field, which is currently experiencing perhaps its most exciting and revolutionary phase since the existence and authenticity of Ice Age art were recognized at the turn of the century.

Keywords

Sandstone Charcoal Perforation Excavation Gallia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul G. Bahn
    • 1
  1. 1.Hull, EnglandUK

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