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The rock art of Ometepe Island, Nicaragua : motif classification, quantification and regional comparisons

Author: Suzanne M Baker
Publisher: Oxford, England : Archaeopress, 2010.
Series: BAR international series, 2084.; BAR international series., Paris monographs in American archaeology ;, 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study presents a motif classification, quantification, and regional comparisons for engraved rock art from the Maderas Volcano on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Maderas has the largest concentration of petroglyphs thus far reported in Central America. A formal analysis was conducted, which included construction of a typology for, then quantitative analysis of motifs found on over 700 boulders--only a portion of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne M Baker
ISBN: 9781407305608 1407305603
OCLC Number: 632077003
Description: vi, 175 pages : illustrations maps ; 30 cm.
Series Title: BAR international series, 2084.; BAR international series., Paris monographs in American archaeology ;, 25.
Responsibility: Suzanne M. Baker.

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"This study presents a motif classification, quantification, and regional comparisons for engraved rock art from the Maderas Volcano on Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Maderas has the largest concentration of petroglyphs thus far reported in Central America. A formal analysis was conducted, which included construction of a typology for, then quantitative analysis of motifs found on over 700 boulders--only a portion of that known to exist on the island."--Publisher's website.

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