Rock Art of the Lower Pecos

Rock Art of the Lower Pecos

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Four thousand years ago hunter-gatherers lived in and travelled through the terrain of what is now southwest Texas and northern Mexico. Today, travellers to the Lower Pecos canyonlands can view murals these early peoples left behind. Carolyn E. Boyd offers explanations for this prehistoric art.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 237.2 x 273.8 x 17.5mm | 893.59g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 1585442593
  • 9781585442591

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" . . . a valuable study on the prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the lower Pecos River region and the painted images they left behind." --Southeastern Archaeologyshow more

About Carolyn E. Boyd

Carolyn E. Boyd is the executive director and a founder of the Shumla School, an archaeological research and educational nonprofit corporation that has been formed to study the human use of materials, land, and art. She lives in the canyonlands of West Texas.show more

Table of contents

The work of art -- Environment and cultural setting of the lower Pecos River Region -- Drawing from the past: recording and describing rock art -- Gateway serpents and otherworld journeys -- Nature's bridge to the otherworld -- Unveiling the work of art.show more

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