Rock-Art of the Southwest

A Visitor's Companion

By Liz and Peter Welsh

Soft Cover 167 pages 5.5" X 8.5"


Rock-Art of the Southwest - A Vistor's Companion
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In quiet alcoves, on windswept ridges, or beneath soaring cliff, rock-art captures our imagination. What was the purpose of these intriguing markings? Who created them--and when? What do the designs signifly.

Rock-Art of the Southwest: A Visitor's Companion guides you through the fascination world of rock-art and shows you how to make your visits to rock-art sites more rewarding. You will discover how the designs were created and what is known about the people who made them.

A directory to 28 outstanding sites in seven states starts you one your journey. An informative resource guide directs you to Southwestern rock-art research centers and Websites, as well as to national and international rock-art organizations.

Phoenix-based authors Liz and Peter Welsh share a passion for rock-art. Peter Welsh is a professor of anthropology at Arizona State University and is the director of the Deer Valley Rock Art Center. Liz Welsh, an art conservator and editor, wrote Easy Field Guide to Southwestern Petroglyphs.





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