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This is work in progress (before its proper Beta). We hope to upgrade this into a powerful resource for the benefit of heritage internationally. The database will. Bogotá, D.C., Colombia: Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia (ICANH ), Grupo de Arqueología y Patrimonio: Secretaría de Cultura de Cundimarca. En este se muestra un estado del arte de la investigación en arte rupestre en Colombia entre y .. Manual de arte rupestre de Cundinamarca.

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Although their results are preliminary and not necessarily conclusive, these projects have shown that, in fact, it is possible to rupestrs the remains of activities that were possibly linked to the production and use of rock art, and they have opened the door to a promising perspective for an archaeological association of rock art.

As a result, it is possible to find a broad variety of literature about rock art sites ranging from casual references to single sites — most of them consisting only of photos in archaeological reports e. San Juan de Pasto. Nowadays it is not possible to be involved in rock art research without facing problems associated with the survival of the object of study.

Arte Rupestre en Cundinamarca. Malikai, el canto del malirri. And to some extent it is the result of the Colombian academic tradition that has assigned a privileged role to other kinds of archaeological evidence i.

DStretch, mejora de imagen para arte rupestre. Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh: In Colombia, almost all attempts to explain rock art have been made without a solid chronological basis. In fact, recent inspections in the Archaeological Park of Facatativa have verified the existence of debris from ceremonial activities performed by different groups Fig.

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Meaning of Rock Art sites. In short, Colombian rock art research is both a challenging endeavour and a productive fie ld for exploring and confronting current debates about this topic.

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Until recent years it was assumed that Colombian rock art deserved only a marginal place in scholarly works which summarised knowledge about this topic in South America Dubelaar ; Schobinger Although the law is mandatory about the obligation to carry out CRM archaeology in almost every civil project involving soil removal, the expansion manul the urban frontier is still perilous for both rock art and its surrounding context, mainly because companies working in civil projects do not know the law or arbitrarily violate it.

Sutatausa Cundinamarcad. This means that definite confirmation of the age of the Chiribiquete rock paintings has to wait until a specialised pigment analysis has been done. Archaeology of Rock Art. Aret of different kinds of activities around rock art sites brings up cundinanarca diverse set of problems that can be summarised in one question: The most consistent effort has been focused on the presentation of rock art.

News of the world IV. Vallas informativas y arte rupestre. A study on South American and Antillean petroglyps.

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Although archaeological excavations close to rocks with paintings and petroglyphs are at present limited in number, they have demonstrated the diversity of contexts in which rock art was involved.

Conservation, education and presentation. Some of these movements have made direct or indirect use of rock art.

Patrimonio cultural, memoria e identidad. Los guanes y el arte rupestre xerirense: But it is not only a question of the survival of the object itself; there are also the complex considerations such as nationalism, heritage, and the economic use of prehispanic material. During the last few years a considerable amount of new information about prehistoric rock art has been collected and published in Colombia Figs. Other activities such as hearths have also cjndinamarca identified in the immediate vicinity of petroglyphs.


An experimental project of conservation was carried out in one of the best known but vandalised rock art sites Fig.

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This date is based on the presence of remains of pigments and fragments of rocks with paintings detached from rock-shelters and stratigraphically associated with charcoal and other archaeological artifacts. Detalle macro de un sector del mural rupestre en Suesca.

The first two topics are very welcome in rock art research, but the third brings a series of necessary reflections. Unfortunately, no analysis of pigments from archaeological deposits and murals has been carried out in order to confirm that the pigments are in fact the remains of paintings.

But even worse, many rock art sites are destroyed through lack of knowledge about the correct management of this cultural resource by archaeologists practising CRM. With respect to the way cundinakarca which rock art is involved in claims by new social movements, there are three topics that seem to be pre-eminent: Introduction to Rock Art Research.

In short, contrary to the belief that a traditional archaeological approach to rock art is futile, both the Chiribiquete and El Colegio cases cumdinamarca demonstrated how the responsible application of archaeological methods is a powerful tool for answering basic questions about the more complex problems that remain.

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