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Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context

Paul Pettitt, Paul Bahn, Sergio Ripoll, and Francisco Javier Muñoz Ibáñez

Abstract

Cave art is a subject of perennial interest among archaeologists. Until recently it was assumed that it was largely restricted to southern France and northern Iberia, although in recent years new discoveries have demonstrated that it originally had a much wider distribution. The discovery in 2003 of the UK's first examples of cave art, in two caves at Creswell Crags on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border, was the most surprising illustration of this. The discoverers (the editors of the book) brought together in 2004 a number of Palaeolithic archaeologists and rock art specialists from across ... More

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199299171
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199299171.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Pettitt, editor

Paul Bahn, editor

Sergio Ripoll, editor

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