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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Rock paintings -- Spain.,
  • Art, Prehistoric -- Spain.

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Edition Notes

StatementAntonio Beltrán ; translated by Margaret Brown.
SeriesThe Imprint of man
LC ClassificationsN5310.5.S7
The Physical Object
Pagination91p.,(62)p. of plates :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22578792M
ISBN 100521245680

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The group of over sites of prehistoric Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin, also known as Levantine art, were collectively declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in The sites are in the eastern part of Spain and contain rock art dating to the Upper Paleolithic or (more likely) Mesolithic periods of the Stone art consists of small painted figures of humans and Coordinates: 39°47′24″N 1°02′00″W / . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Rock art of the Spanish Levant by Antonio Beltrán, , Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: This book is tale of three cities -- Smyrna, Alexandria and Beirut. But it is a great deal more than that, as it is also the history of the region of the world in which the three cities are located, the region known to the French as the Levant, which is equivalent of the Latin "Orient", and means the land of the rising specifically, it refers to the lands bordering the Eastern /5. The similarities between the rock art of the Spanish Levant and that of the Sahara, and in particular of the T assili-n-Ajjer mountain range, have occasionally been pointed out (e.g. Winiger

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Art of the Stone Age: Forty Thousand Years of Rock Art (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Art of the Stone Age: The Rock Art of the Spanish Levant The prehistoric art of Spain had many important periods-it was one of the main centres of European Upper Paleolithic art and the rock art of the Spanish Levant in the subsequent periods. In the Iron Age large parts of Spain were a centre for Celtic art, and Iberian sculpture has a distinct style, partly influenced by coastal Greek settlements. The art of the stone age: forty thousand years of rock art. [Hans-Georg Bandi; et al] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Introduction / Hans-Goerg Bandi --Franco-Cantabrian rock art / by H. Breuil and L. Berger-Kirchner --The rock art of the Spanish Levant / by Hans-Georg Bandi --The rock art of the Maghreb and Sahara / by Henri Lhote. In Spain, this period is associated with a type of rock art known as ‘art of the Spanish Levant’, because it occurs only within a limited area of the mountainous coast of eastern Spain; it is.

This book is a survey of the work of artists, who approximat years ago when half of the European continent was still covered by the Scandinavian glaciers, created engravings on bones, antlers, and stones, decorated urns, tools and utensils, sculptured charming small figures and powerful stone animals, painted the tremendous wall Author: Johannes Maringer, Hans-Georg Bandi. Rock Art Handbook: Techniques and Projects for Painting, Coloring, and Transforming Stones (Fox Chapel Publishing) Over 30 Step-by-Step Tutorials using Paints, Chalk, Art Pens, Glitter Glue & More Samantha Sarles. out of 5 stars Paperback. £ Painting ROCKS! Laura Baker. out of 5 Reviews: PDF | On Jan 1, , Inés Domingo Sanz and others published LRA (Levantine Rock Art) | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. This rock art was created between the Neolithic era and the Copper Age (10, 4, B.C.). The paintings and etchings are located in open air rock shelters and caves. They tend to be figurative motifs sketched on limestone rock, normally in red, black and white.