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H 290 x W 205 mm

186 pages

Highly illustrated throughout with 68 colour plates

Published Oct 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784912451

Digital: 9781784912468

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Rock art; Mirzapur District; Uttar Pradesh; Vindyas

Rock Art of the Vindhyas: An Archaeological Survey

Documentation and Analysis of the Rock Art Of Mirzapur District, Uttar Pradesh

By Ajay Pratap

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How does rock art as an object fashioned by human hands then differ from tools? What utility does it have beyond its symbolic value? The Vindhyan corpus of rock paintings has provided us with a very valuable opportunity to be answering such questions



Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Methodology; Chapter 3 The Field Survey; Chapter 4 Discussing the Rock Art Data; Chapter 5 Post-depositional Processes and Rock Art; Chapter 6 Analyzing Chronology; Chapter 7 Analyzing Style; Chapter 8 Interpreting Function; Chapter 9 Archaeological interpretation; Bibliography; Index