The Hidden Meaning of Forms: Methods of Recording Paleolithic Parietal Art

@article{Fritz2007TheHM,
  title={The Hidden Meaning of Forms: Methods of Recording Paleolithic Parietal Art},
  author={C. Fritz and G. Tosello},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={48-80}
}
  • C. Fritz, G. Tosello
  • Published 21 February 2007
  • Art
  • Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
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