The Shamans of prehistory: trance and magic in the painted caves

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Harry N. Abrams,
Pub. Date:
1998.
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English
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This work reveals the authors' method of understanding the images painted or etched on rock walls by the people of prehistory. Noting the similarity between prehistoric rock art and that created by some contemporary traditional societies, archaeologists Jean Clottes and David Lewis-Williams suggest that the ancient images were created by shamans, powerful individuals who were able to contact the spirit world through trance and ritual.
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9780810941823
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subject_facet Art, Prehistoric -- Europe, Art, Shamanistic -- Europe, Cave paintings -- Europe, Petroglyphs -- Europe, Shamanism in art
title_display The Shamans of prehistory : trance and magic in the painted caves
title_full The Shamans of prehistory : trance and magic in the painted caves / Jean Clottes and David Lewis-Williams ; translated from the French by Sophie Hawkes
title_short The Shamans of prehistory :
title_sub trance and magic in the painted caves
topic_facet Art, Prehistoric, Art, Shamanistic, Cave paintings, Petroglyphs, Shamanism in art