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The Resource The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel

Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Title
The cave and the cathedral
Title remainder
how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man
Statement of responsibility
Amir D. Aczel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aczel, Amir D
Dewey number
  • 301
  • 930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GN771
LC item number
.A28 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paleolithic period
  • Magdalenian culture
  • Cave paintings
  • Painting, Prehistoric
  • Niaux Cave (France)
  • Lascaux Cave (France)
  • Chauvet Cave (France)
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The adventure of Niaux -- The greatest mystery -- The Neanderthal enigma -- The roots of language -- Abbé Breuil -- Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles -- The tale of a missing dog -- The sign of the bull and the legend of the minotaur -- Rouffignac and Pech Merle -- The discovery of Lascaux -- The enigma of the pit -- The groundbreaking work of Annette Laming-Emperaire -- Prehistoric objets d'art -- The sign of the hand -- The legend of the white lady -- Shamans of the tundra -- Stonehenge and signs in the sky -- The Mediterranean, Australia, and Patagonia -- Leroi-Gourhan's theory -- The relationship between signs and animals -- The Chauvet cave
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2009006816
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
ocn299698306
Label
The cave and the cathedral : how a real-life Indiana Jones and a renegade scholar decoded the ancient art of man, Amir D. Aczel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The adventure of Niaux -- The greatest mystery -- The Neanderthal enigma -- The roots of language -- Abbé Breuil -- Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles -- The tale of a missing dog -- The sign of the bull and the legend of the minotaur -- Rouffignac and Pech Merle -- The discovery of Lascaux -- The enigma of the pit -- The groundbreaking work of Annette Laming-Emperaire -- Prehistoric objets d'art -- The sign of the hand -- The legend of the white lady -- Shamans of the tundra -- Stonehenge and signs in the sky -- The Mediterranean, Australia, and Patagonia -- Leroi-Gourhan's theory -- The relationship between signs and animals -- The Chauvet cave
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2009006816
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
ocn299698306

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