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Music and ritual: Parallels and practice, and the upper palaeolithic

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Considerations of the emergence of symbolic and spiritual culture have understandably often focused principally on the rich record of representational and abstract imagery of the Upper Palaeolithic of Europe. There is, however, at least one other medium of expression relevant to such considerations and which can leave an archaeological trace – musical activity. Although there are some notable discussions of evidence for musical activity in the Upper Palaeolithic (many of which are cited in th...

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University of Oxford
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UAS
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Proctors Office
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropology
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SAME
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Issue:
11
Pages:
159-175
Host title:
Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture
Publication date:
2009-03-23
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615159
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2016-04-13

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