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Sailing through Stone: Carved Ships and the Rock Face at Revheim, Southwest Norway

Bradley, Richard, Jones, Andrew M., Nordenborg-Myhre, Lise and Sackett, Hannah (2003) Sailing through Stone: Carved Ships and the Rock Face at Revheim, Southwest Norway Norwegian Archaeological Review, 35, (2), pp. 109-118. (doi:10.1080/002936502762389738).

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The relationship between rock art and the material qualities of the rock surface on which it is executed is investigated. The case study of Revheim, Rogaland, Southwest Norway, is the starting-point for a discussion on the way in which the contours of the rock, quartz outcrops and the flow of water across the rock surface affect the placement of images on the rock. It is argued that a fuller examination of the interrelationship between rock and rock art provides a more coherent interpretation of rock art images.

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Published date: March 2003

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Local EPrints ID: 43176
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43176
ISSN: 0029-3652
PURE UUID: cf9dac10-12c6-47b3-acab-1af570779b0b

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Date deposited: 12 Jan 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:19

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Author: Richard Bradley
Author: Andrew M. Jones
Author: Lise Nordenborg-Myhre
Author: Hannah Sackett

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