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Britain's Oldest Art


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Foreword: Michel Lorblanchet
1. The discovery of cave art at Creswell Crags: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt
2. The Palaeolithic archaeology of Creswell Crags: Paul Pettitt & Roger
3. A review of the archaeological caves of the Creswell region: Andrew Chamberlain
4. The cave art of Creswell Crags: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt
5. Verification of the age of the Palaeolithic cave art at Creswell Crags using Uranium-series disequilibrium dating: Alistair Pike, Mabs Gilmour and Paul Pettitt
6. The bedrock geology at Creswell Crags: Michael Mawson
7. The search for cave art elsewhere in England: Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt

About the Author

Paul G. Bahn is a freelance writer, editor and translator of books on archaeology. His previous publications include Images of the Ice Age, Journey Through the Ice Age (1997), Mammoths (2007), The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art (CUP,1998) and Cave Art: A Guide to the Ice Age Decorated Caves of Europe (2007). Paul Pettitt is Senior Lecturer in Palaeolithic Archaeology at the University of Sheffield.


"authoritative, well-written, beautifully illustrated - The study of British rock art is flourishing as never before, and these two books are both outstanding contributions to the field." The Prehistoric Society June 2009 "An informative guide to this fascinating discovery" / "features atmospheric images" Derbyshire Times 04.06.09 "A clever format, both monograph and souvenir." British Archaeology, July/August 2009

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