ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.
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'Jelínek J, 1984: Mathrndush, in Galgien, Two Important Fezzanese Rock Art Sites. Part I, Mathrndush East, Mathrndush Main Gallery (MMG). Anthropologie (Brno) 22, 2: 117-170'.
 
Abstract
One of the principal Fezzanese rock art galleries called Mathrndush (Frobenius' In Abeter III) is described and analysed. The study of superpositions, weathering degree, of the styles and subjects and the comparisons with other known Libyan localities demonstrate the early knowledge of cattle breeding contemporary with big Aethiopian fauna style (bubalus, elephants, rhinos, hippos, etc.). Many of the Mathrndush carvings are bovidian comparable with the well known paintings from Tassili. The communicative role of the rock art in general is stressed.
 
Keywords
Fezzan - Neolithic - Rock Carvings - Pastoral Bovidians - Cattle Breeding - Sahara
 
 
 
 

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