By Edward J. Lenik
Lenik starts off with historical past at the Indian cultures of the Northeast and features a dialogue of the relationship procedure built via anthropologists to explain prehistory. the center of the content material includes greater than 80 examples of transportable rock artwork, grouped through ordinary layout motifs. This association permits in-depth research of every motif. The motifs tested diversity from humans, animals, fish, and bugs to geometric and summary designs. info for every item is gifted in succinct prose, with an outline, representation, attainable interpretation, the tale of its discovery, and the positioning the place it really is now housed. Lenik additionally bargains perception into the tradition and way of life of the local American teams represented. An appendix directory areas to work out and study extra concerning the artifacts and a word list are included.
The fabric during this booklet, utilized in conjunction with Lenik’s prior examine, deals a reference for almost each recognized instance of northeastern rock paintings. Archaeologists, scholars, and connoisseurs of Indian creative expression will locate this a useful work.
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Amulets, Effigies, Fetishes, and Charms: Native American Artifacts and Spirit Stones from the Northeast by Edward J. Lenik