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'L'Anthropologie' volume 31, for 1921.

Lots of drawings of the lovely Gavrinis carvings. It's a shame they're not photographs. But as even drawings seem to be hard to come by on the internet, I was most pleased to find them.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
29th January 2011ce

Comments (3)

Brilliant ,thanks R.
tiompan Posted by tiompan
30th January 2011ce
I don't speak French, but p18 and 19 seem to be comparing the carvings to the patterns of fingerprints?

Btw I've found some photos in an article in the 1992 Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (v122)...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
30th January 2011ce
Just been turning the pages, fascinating. We can but wonder what that was about (I agree about the fingerprint-like patterns).

Great stuff Rhiannon.
tjj Posted by tjj
30th January 2011ce
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