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Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg sites

Henri Breuil

Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg sites

by Henri Breuil

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Published by Published by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation through Trianon Press in Clairvaux, France .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock paintings -- Namibia,
  • Namibia -- Antiquities,
  • Africa, Southern -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenri Breuil ; with the collaboration of Mary E. Boyle, E.R. Scherz, and R.G. Strey
    SeriesRock paintings of southern Africa -- v. 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53 p., [50] leaves of plates (some fold., some col.) :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14637219M
    LC Control Number67121067

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    The Brandberg is a spiritual site of great significance to the San (Bushman) tribes. The main tourist attraction is The White Lady rock painting, located on a rock face with other art work, under a small rock overhang, in the Tsisab Ravine at the foot of the mountain. The ravine contains more than 1 rock shelters, as well as more than 45 rock paintings.   The Brandberg is an open-air art gallery with more than 43 individual rock paintings. But it was a single painting that made the mountain famous and kindled a .

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Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg sites by Henri Breuil Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tsisab Ravine is the epicentre of the Brandberg's rock-art magic. The most famous figure in the ravine is the White Lady of the Brandberg, in Maack’s Shelter.

The figure, which isn’t necessarily a lady (it’s still open to interpretation), stands about 40cm high and is part of a larger painting that depicts a bizarre hunting procession.

First edition, limited to copies. The Tsisab Ravine in the Brandberg Mountain range of South-West Africa, which is the site of the famous 'White Lady of the Brandberg," is also the site of a great number of painted rock shelters clustered together nearby.

The Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg sites. [Henri Breuil; Mary E Boyle; Ernst Rudolf Scherz; R G Strey] Home.

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Description of the plates -- III. Other Brandberg sites. The Tsisab Ravine -- 2. The Numas, Naib and Amis Valleys -- 3. The High Brandberg: expeditions. THE TSISAB RAVINE, AND OTHER BRANDBERG SITES.

(The Trianon Press) Published: The Trianon Press, France, Lot closed. Sold for The book was designed by Arnold Fawcus, and produced by the Trianon Press, Château de Boissea, Clairvaux, Jura, France, for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. Antiquarischer Titel, Auflage: 26 Exemplare.

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THE TSISAB RAVINE and other Brandberg Sites () - edition limited to 1, copies. Volume three in the series "The Rock Paintings of Southern Africa" Published: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Jura, France, Edition: First Edition.

By the early s, the White Lady was becoming a popular tourist attraction as an ever-increasing stream of people made their way up the Tsisab Ravine.

The Brandberg National Monument Area was declared a national monument in August and the overhang was subsequently enclosed by a rather unsightly metal grid to prevent people from defacing.

Other than the rock painting the Brandberg mountain is a fascinating site. As the oldest mountain in the world, it boasts archaeological sites that date back as far as years. The mountain is made of granite that contains a mineral that is a reddish colour, thus the meaning of the name, Fire Mountain.

The Brandberg is a spiritual site of great significance to the San (Bushman) tribes. The main tourist attraction is The White Lady rock painting, located on a rock face with other art work, under a small rock overhang, in the Tsisab Ravine at the foot of the mountain.

The ravine contains more than 1 rock shelters, as well as more than Details about Abbe Henri Breuil / TSISAB RAVINE And OTHER BRANDBERG SITES First Edition Tavistock Books, ABAA Alameda, CA. Established inTavistock Books has been in its present Alameda location since Seller Rating: % positive.

The Tsisab Ravine attracts the tourist in Damaraland for its magnificent rock art, the White Lady of the Brandberg. Lying in the centre of the Brandberg range, the ravine depicts the story of a ladylike structure, carrying a feather in one hand and bow arrow for hunting in the other.

Brandberg. These sites are under review and due to be mapped. More information will become available shortly. Some of the local history for the mean time: Reinhard Maack was the first European to conquer the highest peak in Namibia: Königstein ( m) in the Brandberg massif.

Henri Édouard Prosper Breuil (28 February – 14 August ), often referred to as Abbé Breuil, was a French Catholic priest and member of the Society of Jesus, archaeologist, anthropologist, ethnologist and is noted for his studies of cave art in the Somme and Dordogne valleys as well as in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, China with Teilhard de Chardin, Ethiopia, British.

A hiking fee of N$ is paid at the Tsisab Ravine Reception of the Brandberg Mountain and an additional N$ is paid to the NHC guide that will guide you to the Konigstein-Upper Brandberg Mountain (prior to the departure of the trip) 3.

The Brandberg is Namibia's highest mountain. Brandberg Mountain is located in Damaraland, in the northwestern Namib Desert, near the coast, and covers an area of approximately km².With its highest point, the Königstein, standing at 2, m (8, ft) above sea level and located on the flat Namib gravel plains, on a clear day 'The Brandberg' can be seen from a great distance.

in the Tsisab Ravine that culminated in his publication of "The White Lady of the Brandberg" (Breuil, ).

Empirical research of rock art in Namibia can be traced back to the chemist Dr. Ernst Rudolph Scherz, who began as an amateur in and was an assistant to Abbe Breuil.

Tsisab Ravine. Tsisab Ravine is the epicentre of the Brandberg's rock-art magic. The most famous figure in the ravine is the White Lady of the Brandberg, in Maack’s Shelter. The figure, which isn’t necessarily a lady (it’s Read More». A hiking fee of N$ is paid at the Tsisab Ravine Reception of the Brandberg Mountain and an additional N$ is paid to the NHC guide that will guide you to thr Konigstein-Upper Brandberg Mountain (prior to the departure of the trip).

Cave Drawings. An Exhibition of Drawings By the Abbe Breuil of Palaeolithic Paintings and Engravings by BREUIL, Abbe and a great selection of related books, art .The Brandberg has been sacred to the San people for centuries.

The Tsisab Ravine at its base is permeated with over 45 ancient San rock paintings, including the famous ‘White Lady’. Visitors flock here to view this unique bushman painting, said to be over years old.Trianon Press was a Paris-based publisher of fine art books founded in by Arnold Fawcus, who directed its activities until his death inafter which his wife and longtime colleague Julie Fawcus saw several projects through to completion and closed the Press in The Tsisab Ravine and other Brandberg sites.

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