Devil's river, Texas: Click for Images
Los Almos pictograph, Wellmann 1979


Stylistic Interpretations

When dealing with concepts of “style”, we need to bear in mind that stylistic interpretations, on their own, do not necessarily tell us about the meaning of the art. Moreover, recent advances in direct dating appear to challenge some of the older stylistic chronologies e.g. in Upper Palaeolithic Europe and North America.


Comparative and Descriptive approaches - University of New England, Australia

Shamanism and style in southern Africa - Lewis-Williams and Dowson

Upper Palaeolithic themes: style and religion - Clottes


Shamanism | Stylistic interpretations | Gender | Celestial
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