Hawaiian Petroglyphs, J. Halley Cox, with Edward Stasack
1970, Fifth printing, 1988, Bishop Museum Press, paper
100 pages, 107 figures, 8" x 9-1/2"
A thorough overview of the rock art (petroglyphs) of the islands of Hawaii.
This book is chock full of photographs and drawings of petroglyphs.
The techniques of production, styles, age dating, and the setting and distribution of the rock art sites are discussed.
The imagery and symbolism are interpreted utilizing recorded myths, stories, and ethnography of the Hawaiian people.
The book finishes with an inventory of all the recorded rock art sites on the islands.
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