Fonte Grande II
TRACCE no. 11 – by Márcia Dantas Braga
Conservation Project of Rock Art at the outbacks of the state of Bahia, Brazil.
My first contact with rock art happened during a mural painting conservation course that I was doing in Rome, at ICCROM. Lectures about Lascaux had fascinated me. A few months later, back in my own country, I volunteered to work as a conservator within the archaeological team of Dr Maria Beltrão.
TRACCE no. 10 – by Giacomo Omallini
The Man of Bicorp in danger (Cueva de la Arana, Spain).
This rock painting discovered in 1921, in the cave of the Spider(Cueva de la Arana), in the province of Valencia, in Spain, dating back to the end of Palaeolithic, is the most beatiful ‘apiarian’ painting discovered till now. Read more
Low rail barrier
TRACCE no. 10 – by M. Leigh Marymor
Looking Back at Four Years of Advocacy for the Ring Mountain Petroglyphs – California (USA).
In the Fall of 1993, the Bay Area Rock Art Research Association (BARARA) began an effort to insure protections for the Ring Mountain petroglyphs in Tiburon (Marin County), California . Read more
TRACCE no. 7 – by editor
An online abstract of an Archaeology (Official Publication of the Archaeological Institute of America) article, January/February 1997, and some recent messages in the Rock Art Mail List pointed the attention over the petroglyps in Pakistan and a new dam building. Read more
Paseo the Road to Nowhere
TRACCE no. 7 – by Friends of the Albuquerque Petroglyphs
Save Petroglyph National Monument (Albuquerque – New Mexico – USA).
Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Congressmen Steve Schiff (R-NM) and Joe Skeen (R-NM) have announced they will introduce legislation to allow Paseo del Norte, a six-lane freeway-type road, to be built through Petroglyph National Monument. Read more
As gravuras nao sabem nadar
TRACCE no. 5 – by M.S. Abreu, A. Arcà, A. Fossati, L. Jaffe
The Movement to save Côa Valley engraved rocks was started and led by Mila Simões De Abreu and Ludwig Jaffe, and internationally sustained by many Archaeological scholars, Institutions and Universities (Universidad de Alcalà de Henares, Institut of Archaeology London, Université de Poitiers, British Academy, Society for American Archaeology, University of Bristol, Australian Academy of the Humanities, University of New Mexico…). Read more
TRACCE no. 5 – by Petroglyph Monument Protection Coalition
Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico imperiled by Road Plans
National Monument comprises more than 7,200 acres along Albuquerque’s scenic West Mesa Escarpment and was established by Congress in 1990. Read more