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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
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
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Niaux Cave (France)
  • Lascaux Cave (France)
  • Chauvet Cave (France)
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm299698306
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Lccn
2009006816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)299698306
  • (Sirsi) a1001365
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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm299698306
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780470373538
Lccn
2009006816
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)299698306
  • (Sirsi) a1001365

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