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The recent rock drawings of the Lenggong Valley, Perak, Malaysia

  • Mokhtar Saidin (a1) and Paul S.C. Taçon (a2)

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The authors present and interpret rock drawings found in caves in the Lenggong Valley, Perak, Malaysia. The drawings, which begin by depicting ritually important patterned mats, and continue with images of cars, bicycles and figures with their hands on their hips, provide rare and precious insights into how the indigenous people of the area came to terms with changes that occurred as the result of the arrival of Europeans in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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