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A Guide to the Rock Art of the Matopo Hills, Zimbabwe
A Guide to the Rock Art of the Matopo Hills Zimbabwe is an essential book for anyone visiting these hills of western Zimbabwe and for those with an interest in rock art. Copies of the paintings by Janet Duff bring the art to life. It discusses the lifestyle and beliefs of the Stone Age hunter-gathers who painted on the rocks, as well as considering the art itself and its interpretation. It concludes with a description of the major sites in the Matopop hills.
ISBN 9780797424555 | 62 pages | 210 x 148 mm | B/W Illustrations | 2012 | amabooks Publishers, Zimbabwe | Paperback
"Anyone visiting these hills will find this book an excellent reference. Reading it beforehand will help in interpreting the figures and symbols and in understanding the spiritual beliefs of the Stone Age hunter-gatherers who painted them. The work is a must for anyone really interested in Bushman paintings."
- Travel Africa