Rock Art & Ritual: Mindscapes of Prehistory: 2 by Brian A. Smith,Alan A. Walker

By Brian A. Smith,Alan A. Walker

educational interpretations of Neolithic rock motifs and their place in the panorama and on historic monuments are frequently thought-provoking, yet they constantly draw back from acknowledging the outstanding coherence exhibited by way of petroglyphs through the British Isles. In Mindscapes of Prehistory, Brian A. Smith and Alan A. Walker have taken the arguments they first built in Rock paintings and formality: studying the Prehistoric Landscapes of the North York Moors significantly extra. They develop a concept that the rock artwork of the Neolithic belongs to a coherent and cyclical cosmology circumscribed by way of sun and water, delivery and demise, and argue that the proof is apparent to work out for any hillwalker or beginner archaeologist who dares to take an curiosity. Smith and Walker ponder landscapes additional afield than the North York Moors, even if this sector, and northern England mostly, nonetheless is still the point of interest in their investigations. it is a milestone book, the results of a long time of fieldwork, cautious commentary, learn and contemplation; it grants to stimulate debate during this attention-grabbing and understudied topic quarter for years to come.

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