Archive for Africa

Rock Art in Africa Symposium

AURA 2000

TRACCE no. 12 – by Jean-Loïc Le Quellec, Manuel Gutierrez

Third AURA Congress. Millennium: a fresh start.
Hosted by the Australian Rock Art Research Association
in Alice Springs, 10 – 14 July 2000.

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Why the Eland?

Female eland, Sevilla

TRACCE no. 12 – by Grant S. McCall

Why the Eland? An Analysis of the Role of Sexual Dimorphism in San Rock Art.
The eland is by far the most commonly depicted animal in Southern African art, and the most recognized by the modern viewer.

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Two enigmatic petroglyphs on Fuerteventura


TRACCE no. 12 – by Werner Pichler

Two enigmatic petroglyphs on Fuerteventura/Canary Islands.
As a result of an one years research project in 1993/94 the author was able to document about 780 panels of rock art exclusively on Fuerteventura, one of the eastern islands of the Canarian Archipelago.

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Sub-Saharan Rock Art

Airé Soroba

TRACCE no. 10 – by Séverine Marchi

In this short notice, we will consider rock art of the most characteristic sites of the western African area, located south of the Sahara, between Senegal and Nigeria. Read more

Following Tracks (Namibia)

Twyfelfontein Zebra

TRACCE no. 8 – by Grant S. McCall

Following Tracks (Namibia). In the country of Namibia, in southern Africa, one may find one of the most dense occurrences of rock art in the world. Read more