By Edward J. Lenik
Lenik starts with history at the Indian cultures of the Northeast and contains a dialogue of the relationship procedure constructed through anthropologists to explain prehistory. the center of the content material contains greater than 80 examples of transportable rock paintings, grouped by means of habitual layout motifs. This association enables in-depth research of every motif. The motifs tested diversity from humans, animals, fish, and bugs to geometric and summary designs. info for every item is gifted in succinct prose, with an outline, representation, attainable interpretation, the tale of its discovery, and the site the place it really is now housed. Lenik additionally deals perception into the tradition and way of life of the local American teams represented. An appendix directory locations to determine and examine extra in regards to the artifacts and a word list are included.
The fabric during this booklet, utilized in conjunction with Lenik’s prior learn, deals a reference for almost each identified instance of northeastern rock artwork. Archaeologists, scholars, and connoisseurs of Indian inventive expression will locate this a useful work.
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