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King's monuments: identifying ‘formlings’ in southern African San rock paintings

  • Siyakha Mguni (a1)
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The author demonstrates that the complex images of rock art known as formlings depict or evoke the equally complex architecture of ant-hills. Presented in cutaway and full of metaphorical references, they go beyond the image into the imagination.

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