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THE EVIDENCE OF ROCK ART IN IRANIAN MAKRAN: APS-E GOALM AND KOUHBODAN-E JOR PETROGLYPHS, QASR-E QAND

Abstract

Recently, many petroglyph assemblages have been discovered in the southern part of Iranian Baluchistan. This article aims to introduce two assemblages found during a field survey in the Kajou Valley, Qasr-e Qand District. The motifs have been realized by incision or abrasion among which various human, animal and geometric motifs are grouped in hunting or combat scenes. Chronologically, they are not contemporaneous and a stratigraphy of motifs can be traced according to color of the petroglyphs. It is extremely difficult to specify any exact date, but some age estimates have been made based on their stylistic features. 

About the Authors

R. Shirazi
University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Daneshgah Blvd., 98135-655, Zahedan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of


M. Soltani
University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Daneshgah Blvd., 98135-655, Zahedan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of


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Shirazi R., Soltani M. THE EVIDENCE OF ROCK ART IN IRANIAN MAKRAN: APS-E GOALM AND KOUHBODAN-E JOR PETROGLYPHS, QASR-E QAND. Archaeology, Ethnology & Anthropology of Eurasia. 2015;43(2):23-33.

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