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Published Apr 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


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Rock art; prehistory; Iberia; Post-Palaeolithic

Proceedings of the UISPP World Congress

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain) 5

Public Images, Private Readings: Multi-Perspective Approaches to the Post-Palaeolithic Rock Art

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain) Volume 5 / Session A11e

Edited by Ramón Fábregas Valcarce, Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán

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A significant number of Holocene societies throughout the world have resorted at one time or another to the making of paints or carvings on different places. The aim of the session A11e, held within the XVII World UISPP Congress, was to put together the experiences of specialists from different areas of the Iberian Peninsula and the World.



Introduction (Ramón Fábregas Valcarce and Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán)

Stones before stones. Reused stelae and menhirs in Galician megaliths (P. Bueno Ramirez, F. Carrera Ramirez, R. de Balbín Behrmann, R. Barroso Bermejo, X. Darriba and A. Paz)

Illustrating the Sabor Valley (Trás-os-Montes, Portugal): rock art and its long-term diachrony since the Upper Palaeolithic until the Iron Age (Sofia Soares de Figueiredo, Pedro Xavier, Dário Neves, José Maciel, Luís Nobre and Isabel Domínguez García)

Archaeological field survey in the Erqueyez site (Western Sahara): new discoveries of rock art (Teresa Muñiz López, Ahmed Khatri, David García González and Carmina López-Rodríguez)

Measuring the spatially-related perceptibility of prehistoric rock art. Some initial notes (Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán and Ramón Fábregas Valcarce)

The paintings of “oculadas” figures in the Neolithic and Chalcolithic of Northern Portugal: the study case of Serra de Passos (Maria de Jesus Sanches)

Going by the numbers, a quantitative approach to the Galician prehistoric petroglyphs (Alia Vázquez Martínez, Ramón Fábregas Valcarce and Carlos Rodríguez-Rellán)