Rock art as an archaeological and social indicator: The neolithisation of the Iberian Peninsula

@article{Berrocal2007RockAA,
  title={Rock art as an archaeological and social indicator: The neolithisation of the Iberian Peninsula},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Cruz Berrocal and Juan Manuel Vicent Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Journal of Anthropological Archaeology},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={676-697}
}
Rock art has been regarded as a second class archaeological data source. In this paper we use Levantine rock art as a case study, to show how this situation can be reversed. This rock art, found along the Mediterranean region of the Iberian Peninsula, has been considered to be typically Mesolithic due to its distinctive hunting scenes. A review of certain archaeological indicators provides new arguments about its chronology, its socio-cultural attribution, and its significance. We first deal… Expand

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