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Photogrammetric Reconstruction of Petroglyphs



Russell A. Kirsch


Viewing rock art is a complex experience, just as is viewing any ohter art form. This experience may include knowledge of the site location, its time of creation, co-occurence with other rock art, stylistic correspondences (Kirsch 1996), and many other aspects not directly available to the unaided viewer. Scholarly and scientific studies thus add to the appreciation of a complex art form. Int this paper we contribute a new tool for the study of petroglyphs - computer recontruction.
American Indian Rock Art
Publisher Info
ARARA, Philladelphia, PA


art form, computer reconstruction, petroglyphs, rock art


Kirsch, R. (1997), Photogrammetric Reconstruction of Petroglyphs, ARARA, Philladelphia, PA, [online], (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created January 1, 1997, Updated February 19, 2017