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Archaeopress Archaeology


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Post-Palaeolithic; Filiform Rock Art; Western Europe; Prehistory; Chronology

Proceedings of the UISPP World Congress

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain) 10

Post-Palaeolithic Filiform Rock Art in Western Europe

Proceedings of the XVII UISPP World Congress (1–7 September 2014, Burgos, Spain) Volume 10 / Session A18b

Edited by Fernando Coimbra, Umberto Sansoni

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This session focuses on Filiform rock art which appears as a spontaneous technique, more simple and immediate than pecking, good either for autonomous strands of expression, or for sketches and first drafts regarding works of painting or pecking.



Foreword to the XVII UISPP Congress Proceedings Series Edition (Luiz Oosterbeek); Post-Palaeolithic filiform rock art in Western Europe Introduction (Fernando A. Coimbra and Umberto Sansoni); Late Prehistoric incised rock art in southern Europe: a contribution for its typology (Fernando A. Coimbra); Gravures linéaires et schématiques-linéaires de la région du mont Bego (Tende, Alpes Maritimes, France) (Nicoletta Bianchi); Filiform figures in the rock art of Valcamonica from Prehistory to Roman age (Umberto Sansoni, Cinzia Bettineschi, Silvana Gavaldo); Threadlike engravings of historical period on the rocks and plaster of churches and civic buildings. Some comparisons and proposals of interpretation (Federico Troletti); The rock art from Figueiredo (Sertã, Portugal): typology, parallels and chronology (Fernando A. Coimbra and Sara Garcês); The filiform rock art from Kosovo (Shemsi Krasniqi); The filiform rock engravings of the Parete Manzi of Montelapiano (Chieti, Italy) (Tomaso Di Fraia)