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Alpine rock art: then and now, and into the future?

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ValerieLester. 2018. Marvels: the life of Clarence Bicknell—botanist, archaeologist, artist. Kibworth Beauchamp: Matador; 978-1-7890-1494-5 £25.

AlbertoMarretta. 2018. La roccia 12 di Seradina 1: documentazione, analisi e interpretazione di un capolavro dell'arte rupestre alpina. Capo di Ponte: Edizioni del Parco di Seradina-Bedolina; 978-88-941252-0-7.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 September 2019

Christopher Chippindale*
Affiliation:
McDonald Institute of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, UK (Email: chippindale2@gmail.com)

Extract

Rock art in the Alps, centred on just two expansive sites, complements the many Scandinavian sites as a major source for open-air art in later European prehistory. A revelatory biography of one of the pioneering researchers there, published simultaneously with a superb monograph on a single rich surface of Alpine art, prompts this review of how we have studied, how we presently study and how we may come to study that art.

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Review Article
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Copyright © Antiquity Publications Ltd, 2019 

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