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Published: 25 February 2016

512 Pages | 350 colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780199686001

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Images of the Ice Age

Third Edition

Paul G. Bahn

  • The most comprehensive guide to Ice Age art, the world's earliest artistic imagery
  • Examines the history of the discovery of Ice Age art and the evolution of thought surrounding its acceptance
  • Richly illustrated to demonstrate the quality and variety of the art discovered through prolonged excavation and research
  • Presents a unique insight into the works, many of which can never be accessible to the public
  • Investigates both the most famous, and less well-known, cave art

New to this Edition:

  • Includes a significant quantity of new discoveries and publications which have emerged since the previous edition published in 1997
  • Features up-to-date information gathered from advanced dating methods which have revolutionized our knowledge of how cave art was created
  • Incorporates the latest understanding of the expanding phenomenon of open-air Ice Age art
  • Presents the author's own view of the possible function of Ice Age art based on forty years of experience in the field