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Mobilising stone: investigating relations of materiality, movement and corporality in Holocene Saharan rock-art

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This project investigates Saharan pastoralist rock-art (7500–3000BP), with a particular focus on the engravings of the Messak Plateau in southwest Libya. Taking an anthropological approach, the art is examined within the context of the lives of its creators – transhumant cattle-herders who occupied the plateau seasonally. Drawing from fieldwork in Libya together with data from multiple expeditions in the Sahara, the study addresses a major lacuna in Saharan research by focusing on material...

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SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Department:
Archaeology
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2017-07-03

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