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Prehistoric Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Douglass Whitfield Bailey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Here is a radical new approach to one of the most exciting but poorly understood artefacts from our prehistoric past. Studying their roles and functions in society from past to present day, archaeology students will find this an invaluable asset.
The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 928
Authors: Timothy Insoll
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Figurines dating from prehistory have been found across the world but have never before been considered globally. The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first book to offer a comparative survey of this kind, bringing together approaches from across the landscape of contemporary research into a definitive resource in
Prehistoric Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Douglass Bailey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Fully illustrated, Prehistoric Figurines brings a radical new approach to one of the most exciting, but poorly understood artefacts from our prehistoric past. Studying the interpretation of prehistoric figurines from Neolithic southeast Europe, Bailey introduces recent developments from the fields of visual culture studies and cultural anthropology, and investigates the
Interpreting Ancient Figurines
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard G. Lesure
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examines ancient figurines from several world areas to address recurring challenges in the interpretation of prehistoric art. Sometimes figurines from one context are perceived to resemble those from another. Richard G. Lesure asks whether such resemblances play a role in our interpretations. Early interpreters seized on the idea
Prehistoric Figurines of the Old World
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Janet Lautenschlager
Categories: Anthropomorphism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher:

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