7. Rock Art and Transformed Landscapes in Puerto Rico

  1. Jo McDonald3 and
  2. Peter Veth4
  1. Michele H. Hayward1 and
  2. Michael A. Cinquino2

Published Online: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch7

A Companion to Rock Art

A Companion to Rock Art

How to Cite

Hayward, M. H. and Cinquino, M. A. (2012) Rock Art and Transformed Landscapes in Puerto Rico, in A Companion to Rock Art (eds J. McDonald and P. Veth), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia, Australia

  2. 4

    University of Western Australia, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334241

Online ISBN: 9781118253892

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Keywords:

  • rock art and transformed landscapes in Puerto Rico;
  • human engagement and natural environment, multi-layered, interactive;
  • rock art as petroglyphs, pictographs in the Caribbean, in caves;
  • ordering Caribbean prehistory, Rouse's 1992 spatiotemporal model;
  • transforming landscapes and rock art;
  • Tibes, Caguana, and Jácana, multi-component occupations;
  • rock art, at Tibes, Caguana, Viví, and Jácana, and shifting enclosures;
  • complexity in rock art iconography, reflected in stylistic elaboration;
  • rock art distributional patterns, and inter-polity relationships;
  • Late Ceramic Puerto Rican, transforming built features with rock art

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Enclosures in a Caribbean Context

  • Transformed Landscapes and Rock Art

  • Iconographic Comparison

  • Discussion

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References