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​Ethics and Rock paintings: photos and Power addresses the distinct ways that moral concerns pertain to rock paintings study in the higher context of the archaeological moral debate. Marks on stone, with their social and spiritual implications, supply upward thrust to particular moral matters in the scholarly company as diversified perceptions among students and local american citizens are encountered in regard to worldviews, options of area, time, and within the interpretation of  the imagery itself.  This discourse addresses concerns similar to the conflicting paradigms of oral traditions and archaeological veracity, differing rules approximately landscapes within which rock paintings happens, the intrusion of “desired knowledge”, and the way the prior can be robbed by way of altering interpretations and values on either side. Case reports are offered in regard to shamanism and war-related imagery. additionally addressed are concerns surrounding questions of artwork, aesthetics, and appropriation of images through outsiders. total, this discourse makes an attempt to elucidate issues of rivalry among Euro-American students and local americans in order that we will be able to larger realize the origins of variations and therefore advertise greater mutual realizing in those endeavors.

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