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Saharan rock art : archaeology of Tassilian pastoralist iconography

Author: Augustin Holl
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2004.
Series: African archaeology series, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Augustin F.C. Holl is a professor of anthropology and Afro-American and African studies and curator at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holl, Augustin.
Saharan rock art.
Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607360238
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Augustin Holl
ISBN: 0759106045 9780759106048 0759106053 9780759106055
OCLC Number: 53231929
Description: xvi, 157 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Joseph O. Vogel --
Ch. 1. A new approach to Saharan rock art --
Ch. 2. Composition I --
Ch. 3. Composition II --
Ch. 4. Composition III --
Ch. 5. Composition IV --
Ch. 6. Composition V --
Ch. 7. Composition VI --
Ch. 8. The allegory of Iheren.
Series Title: African archaeology series, 5.
Responsibility: Augustin F.C. Holl.
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Starting with the Neolithic rock images of Iheren, Algeria, this work analysis the eiconography of Saharan rock art. It examines the various strands of evidence - icons, ideas, motifs, colors, and  Read more...

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Holl's book opens up Saharan art to the Anglophone world, and we can anticipate much greater debate on its interpretation, and perhaps engagement with the ethnographic record. * Journal Of African Read more...

 
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