Circles in Stone
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Circles in Stone

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Takes a view of what rock art entails, covering the history of rock art research and the discovery of many sites. This work illustrates the different symbols and motifs that are found throughout the British Isles, and shows where they occur in landscapes and monuments. It examines the various theories about the origin, use and meaning of rock art.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 18mm | 580.61g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0752440152
  • 9780752440156
  • 1,077,651

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"Authoritative, readable, well-illustrated." --"Choice" "Authoritative, readable, well-illustrated." "Choice"" "Authoritative, readable, well-illustrated." --Choiceshow more

About Stan Beckensall

Stan Beckensall is the foremost authority on British Prehistoric Rock Art. He is the author of 'British Prehistoric Rock Art', 'Prehistoric Rock Art in Northumberland' and 'Prehistoric Rock Art in Cumbria' as well as four general books on Northumberland (all published by Tempus). For his work on rock art he has been awarded on Honorary Degree by the University of Newcastle. He lives in Hexham, Northumberland.show more