Time, Space, and Image Making: Rock Art from the Dhar Tichitt (Mauritania)

  title={Time, Space, and Image Making: Rock Art from the Dhar Tichitt (Mauritania)},
  author={Augustin Ferdinand Charles Holl},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  • A. F. Holl
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Sociology
  • African Archaeological Review
Prehistoric images are particularly versatile and difficult to grasp. In a few cases of historical continuity, local cultural glosses provide researchers with a rich corpus of data and help in the interpretation of the imagery. Such approaches contribute to the interpretation of the material in a “frozen time” perspective. Their impact on the development of archaeological methodologies enabling researchers to deal with strictly prehistoric image making traditions without any known descendant… 
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