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Cave of Altamira

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Presents a fresh look at the cave at Altamira in light of the many exciting discoveries made in the field of Paleolithic archaeology in recent years. Seven essays examine a number of theories about cave art and bring together what is known about the people who occupied and created the art at Altamira. Since the cave has been closed to visitors for many years, and visits to ...more
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Harry N. Abrams
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Sep 21, 2010 Zjay rated it it was ok
I was less impressed with this work. The same paintings appear in multiple photographs. However, there is a thoughtful article on the art, the artists and the paleolithic period when Altamira was a sanctuary. Another strong article covers 'techniques, individual artists, and artistic concepts in the paintings of Altamira."
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