[A Manual for Rock Art Documentation]
A Manual for Rock Art Documentation, Lawrence Lowendorf, Linda A. Olson, Stuart Conner, J. Claire Dean
1998, privately published by the authors, spiral bound, paper
104 pages, 34 figures, bibliography, glossary, 8-1/2" x 11"
$15.00



    Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
    1. Cation-ratio Dating
    2. Evaluating Documenting Techniques
      1. The Effects of Chalking
      2. The Effects of Rubbing and Casting
    3. American Indian Consultation
    4. Rock Art Definition
  2. Rock Art Survey
    1. Field Logistics
    2. Locate Site Records
    3. Reconnaisance
    4. Methods
  3. Preliminary Site Documenting
  4. Intensive Documentation of Rock Art
    1. Ethical Considerations
    2. Mapping
    3. Rock Art Panel Supplement Forms (RAPS)
      1. Rock Art Panels
      2. Rock Art Elements
      3. Establishing Panel Datum
      4. Direction and Inclination
      5. Rock Art Manufacturing Technique
      6. Hardness and Color
    4. Field Notations
  5. Photography
    1. Exposures
    2. Side Light Flash
    3. Equipment
    4. Filtration
    5. Film
    6. Labeling and Controlling Photographs
    7. Infrared Photography of Rock Art
    8. Photogrammetry
  6. Sketching and Drawing
    1. General Drawing Procedures
    2. Basic Drawing Materials
    3. Types of Sketches and Drawings
    4. Levels of Sketches and Drawings
      1. Field Sketch
      2. Ruler-scaled Drawing
      3. String Grid Drawing
    5. Care of Drawings During Field Work
  7. Tracing
  8. Rock Art Conservation
    1. What is Conservation?
    2. Approaching the Conservation of Rock Art
    3. Terminology
    4. Condition Reports for Rock Art Sites
      1. Basic Condition Reports
      2. Detailed Condition Reports
    5. Recognizing Deterioration
      1. Natural Deterioration
      2. Manmade Deterioration
    6. Treatment
      1. Natural Deterioration
      2. Manmade Deterioration
      3. Vandalism: Approaches to Dealing with It
      4. Materials and Methods to Always Avoid
    7. Some Ideas for Improving Conservation
    8. Finally
    9. Addresses
  9. Conclusions


Home | Coffee Table | Recent | General | Regional | Specialist | Calendar | Video
Book Links | Out-of-print | Used & Misc | Order Form | Order Info | books@rock-art.com