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Britain's oldest art : the Ice Age cave art of Creswell Crags

Author: Paul G Bahn; Paul Pettitt; Andrew Chamberlain
Publisher: Swindon : English Heritage, 2009.
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In 2003 Britain's first Ice Age cave art was discovered at Creswell Crags. This title starts with the discovery of the art, places the Ice Age archaeology of the crags in a national context, draws on continental parallels and details the scientific verification of the art.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul G Bahn; Paul Pettitt; Andrew Chamberlain
ISBN: 9781848020252 1848020252
OCLC Number: 280437122
Awards: Short-listed for Best Archaeological Book at the British Archaeological Awards 2010 (UK)
Description: vii, 117 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword: Michel LorblanchetAcknowledgements1. The discovery of cave art at Creswell Crags: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt2. The Palaeolithic archaeology of Creswell Crags: Paul Pettitt & Roger 3. A review of the archaeological caves of the Creswell region: Andrew Chamberlain 4. The cave art of Creswell Crags: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt 5. Verification of the age of the Palaeolithic cave art at Creswell Crags using Uranium-series disequilibrium dating: Alistair Pike, Mabs Gilmour and Paul Pettitt 6. The bedrock geology at Creswell Crags: Michael Mawson 7. The search for cave art elsewhere in England: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt EndnotesGlossaryReferences
Responsibility: Paul Bahn and Paul Pettitt ; with contributions by Andrew Chamberlain [and others].

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This is the story of the discovery, in 2003, of Britain's first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags. It includes a definitive list, photographs, drawings and description of the motifs and sets the  Read more...

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