The archaeology of precolonial art in southern Africa

Saturday 28 january 2017, 13.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
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Southern Africa has produced the oldest evidence for art on the continent and boasts one of the largest and best understood traditions of hunter-gatherer rock art in the world. It is also home to a rich heritage of other forms of art in clay, metal, basketry and other media. Informed by what anthropology can tell us about their meaning, Peter Mitchell, University of Oxford, explores some of these traditions as they are represented in the region's archaeological record.

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The archaeology of precolonial art in southern Africa

Saturday 28 january 2017

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