Ambiguous Images: Gender and Rock Art (Gender and by Kelley Hays-Gilpin

By Kelley Hays-Gilpin

What does rock paintings say approximately gender and the way can our figuring out of gender form the way in which that we view rock artwork? an important contribution to the quite unexplored box of gender in rock artwork, this quantity features a wealth of knowledge for archaeologists, anthropologists, and paintings historians drawn to earlier gender platforms. Hays-Gilpin argues that paintings is right away a made from its actual and social surroundings and even as a device of effect in shaping habit and concepts inside a society. Taking this stance, rock paintings is proven to be quite often one of many most powerful strains of facts avaliable to students in knowing ritual practices, gender roles, and ideologicial constructs of prehistoric peoples. in this case problems with illustration and the folk who made those sorts of paintings also are discussed.

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