Painters in Prehistory: Archaeology and Art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands

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Price
$55.00  $51.15
Publisher
Trinity University Press
Publish Date
Pages
282
Dimensions
10.2 X 11.0 X 1.1 inches | 3.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595340863

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About the Author
Harry Shafer is professor emeritus at Texas A&M University. He joined the faculty as the anthropology department's first archaeologist in 1972. He has forty years of research expertise in Texas prehistory, North American archaeology, Southwestern archaeology, Maya archaeology, and prehistoric stone technology. He is the editor of Ancient Texans: Rock Art and Lifeways along the Lower Pecos (Witte Museum, 1986), the coeditor of Field Methods of Archaeology (Left Coast Press, seventh edition, 2008), and the author of Mimbres Archaeology at the Nan Ranch (University of New Mexico Press, 2009).
Reviews
"Painters in Prehistory makes the case for protection and preservation in the strongest possible way." -- American Archeology

"Painters in Prehistory features updated essays and chapters by 14 scholars, including Shafer, as well as new maps, charts, tables, drawings and photographs of rock art sites and artifacts." -- San Antonio Express-News

"Archaeologist and Texas A&M professor emeritus Harry J. Shafer takes us into the lives and customs of Lower Pecos canyon inhabitants during prehistoric times by exploring art works on rock as well as such artifacts as basketry, tools and mats." -- Austin American-Statesman

"Highly recommended. . . The book's well-written, engaging style and impressive visual documentation will attract a wide range of general readers." -- Choice

"A synthesis and summation of years of scholarship made easily digestible for a broad public readership." -- Popular Archaeology