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Rock art and rock music: Petroglyphs of the south Indian Neolithic

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Nicole Boivin*
The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, UK
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The rock art of Kupgal, south India, represents an archive of images amassed over five millennia. The author works out a first sequence and shows how the Neolithic petroglyph site may have functioned in its landscape – as a ritual locality at which not only images but sound, performance and social relationships were all prominent.

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