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Standing on the walls of time : ancient art of Utah's cliffs and canyons

Author: Kevin T Jones; Layne Miller
Publisher: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Showcases Utah's rock art with previously unpublished photos and essays that illuminate the exquisite artistry behind this ancient art form"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Kevin T., 1951- author.
Standing on the wall of time
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018049736
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin T Jones; Layne Miller
ISBN: 9781607816744 1607816741
OCLC Number: 1057242688
Description: 152 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: When and where (and why) --
Ancient art --
Time, space, culture, and symbolism on the walls of time --
Utah : the rock art state --
Rock art culture history --
Images on stone mark the passage of time --
Ghost figures --
The Fremont tradition --
Bighorn sheep --
The man with a heart of stone --
Hunter-gatherer art --
Art and the mind of the creator --
A hundred years from now.
Responsibility: Kevin T. Jones ; photographs by Layne Miller.

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Features previously unpublished photographs of Utah's magnificent rock art by long-time rock art researcher Layne Miller and essays by former Utah state archaeologist Kevin Jones. Miller's  Read more...

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"By suggesting that we abandon our search for meaning in rock art in favor of letting the 'artist speak directly to you' Kevin Jones senses that because these ancient ones thrived in this harsh Read more...

 
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