Archaeology of Rock Art
Institution Where Taught
Colorado State University
Year Course Taught
Semester or Date Taught
Web Address (URL)
Study of prehistoric and recent rock art worldwide from an anthropological and cross-cultural perspective. Provide a strong understanding of what rock art is, how it is recorded, analyzed, and interpreted by archaeologists, and why ancient symbolism and sites are considered important in contemporary society.
RPA Codes & Standards
- Integrity of Research Methodology
- Procedures for Field Survey or Excavation
- Specimen and Research Record Storage
Keywords & Terms
- Consultation/Partnership with Indigenous Peoples
- Culturally Significant and/or Sacred Sites, Objects, and Places
- Impact on Communities - Local, Descendant, etc.
- Indigenous, Tribal, Aboriginal Rights