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Author Francis, Julie E
Title Ancient visions : petroglyphs and pictographs from the Wind River and Bighorn country, Wyoming and Montana / Julie E. Francis, Lawrence L. Loendorf
Imprint Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2002
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  E78.W95 F818 2002    AVAILABLE    30530000425678
Descript xv, 239 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-228) and index
Contents: Ancient images : diversity and complexity -- The Bighorn and Wind River Basins -- The physical environment -- The cultural environment -- Rock "Art"? -- The Shamanistic hypothesis -- Visionary perspectives -- Metaphors of the imagery -- Style and classification -- Early investigations -- Previous treatments of style -- Classification, style, and tradition -- So how old is it? -- Advances in dating techniques -- Dating the prehistoric imagery of the Bighorn and Wind River Basins -- On the western front : the dinwoody tradition -- Settings -- Manufacturing techniques -- En toto pecked figure types -- The dinwoody tradition -- Ethnographic perspectives and interpretations -- Looking east : incised, painted, and outline-pecked imagery -- Settings -- Manufacturing techniques -- Shield-Bearing warriors and V-Shouldered anthropomorphs -- Other human representations -- Inanimate and abstract designs -- Historic period imagery -- Contrasting pictures and new views of the past -- Chronological comparisons -- Spatial distributions and boundaries -- Conclusions -- Sacred and scientific places for the future
Subject Indians of North America -- Wyoming -- Wind River Basin -- Antiquities
Indians of North America -- Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.) -- Antiquities
Petroglyphs -- Wyoming -- Wind River Basin
Petroglyphs -- Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.)
Rock paintings -- Wyoming -- Wind River Basin
Rock paintings -- Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.)
Wind River Basin (Wyo.) -- Antiquities
Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.) -- Antiquities
Alt Author Loendorf, Lawrence L
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