The Rock Art of Britain and Ireland
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Some rock art vital statistics.
Evidence from context and excavation.
A look at the different types of decorated surfaces.
Tools and techniques.
The variety of patterns and how natural features may be important.
The carvings on some monuments are more complex and include geometric patterns.
Rare examples depicting recognisable things.
Some strange and unexplained rock carvings.
Different phases in the study of Britain’s rock art and the key people involved.
A look at past and present theories about the role of rock art in Britain and Ireland.
The evolving significance of carvings.
Some different dimensions of rock art.
Rock art is a universal form of expression, made by many different types of society