[New Dimensions in Rock Art Studies]
New Dimensions in Rock Art Studies, Ray T. Matheny, editor
2004, University of Utah Press, paper.
BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures Occasional Papers Vol. 9
244 pages, 177 illustrations, 8-1/2" x 11"
$30.00

Collected papers on the rock art of Utah by foremost rock-art scholars. The topics include an exhaustive treatment of Barrier Canyon rock art, Fremont rock art in Nine Mile Canyon, historic graffiti, and a detailed discussion of celestial themes in Navajo rock art.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction by Joel C. Janetski
  2. Origins, Continuities, and Meanings of Barrier Canyon Rock Art by Sally J. Cole
  3. Ethnographic Analogies in Southwestern Rock Art by M. Jane Young
  4. Shields and Shield Warrior Pictographs in the Intermountain West by Lawrence Loendorf
  5. Categories and Conundrums: The Rock Art of Lower Nine Mile Canyon by Jerry D. Spangler
  6. Hunting Strategies and Winter Economy of the Fremont as Revealed in the Rock Art of Nine Mile Canyon by Ray T. Matheny , Deanne G. Matheny, Pamela W. Miller, and Blaine Miller
  7. Father Sky on Mother Earth: Navaho Celestial Symbolism by Von del Chamberlain
  8. Historic Traveler Graffiti in the Nine Mile Area by Edward A. Geary

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