The oldest post-Palaeolithic engravings of the Alps, 5th millennium BC, reveal many contact points with the ancient megalithic art of Brittany. We publish here the complete paper related to the Montjovet-Chenal shelter, Aosta valley; Italian version, with short English abstract and all-sectors tracings. Full text-image searchable flip book (Flash plugin needed). The low-res PDF is also available.
by A. Arcà, D. Daudry, A. Fossati, F. Morello, L. Raiteri
Una recente scoperta: le più antiche figure post-paleolitiche dell’arte rupestre alpina. A recent discovery: the most ancient post-palaeolithic figures of the alpine rock art. Venerdì 9 maggio 2014 ore 17.30 presentazione pubblica ad Aosta; Friday, May 9, 2014 5:30 p.m. public presentation at Aosta (I).
by A. Arcà, D. Daudry, A. Fossati, F. Morello, L. Raiteri, L. Bornaz
Again in 2013, from July 18 to August 8, Footsteps of Man organizes its annual archaeology field school at Paspardo. This area gives a great opportunity to archaeologists, scholars, students and enthusiasts. The project participants will learn to survey, clean, photograph, draw and catalogue the rock engravings. The program involves field research, documentation, tracing, guided visits and lectures. Infos, poster and photo-galleries here available.
by Angelo Eugenio Fossati
Tracing Valcamonica rock art
Again in 2012 Footsteps of Man organizes its annual archaeology field school at Paspardo. This area gives a great opportunity to archaeologists, scholars, students and enthusiasts. The project participants will learn to survey, clean, photograph, draw and catalogue the rock engravings. (2013 fieldwork Jul 18-Aug 8)
by Angelo Eugenio Fossati
A multiscale approach: the workflow committed on the Gavrinis island cairn gathers archaeologists and archaeometrists, architects and surveyors, to acquire, handle and share information relative to a passage-tomb built at the beginning of the IVth millennium, one of the most famous of the European monumental heritage.
by S. Cassen, L. Lescop, V. Grimaud, G. Querré, B. Sune
Cavour, pitture rupestri
Newly and hardly damaged and defaced the Rocca di Cavour rock paintings. A hand-made white writing now covers the rock-shelter painted wall. Risale al febbraio del 2009 il gravissimo danneggiamento delle pitture rupestri della Rocca di Cavou. Una scritta a smalto bianca copre infatti quasi completamente le figure dipinte.
by Orme dell’Uomo – Footsteps of Man
Since the beginning the achievement of a correct chronological attribution has represented an important point of any rock art research. But since the beginning any chronological attribution has been subjected to the risk of being questioned, not accepted or simply updated. So rock art dating is often controversial…
by Andrea Arcà
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