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Title Sacred darkness : a global perspective on the ritual use of caves / edited by Holley Moyes.
Published Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2013.
Book Cover

 Floor2  BL580 .S2293 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 410 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ritual cave use in European Paleolithic caves / Jean Clottes -- Constructed caves : transformations of the underworld in prehistoric southeast Italy / Robin Skeates -- Caves of the living, caves of the dead : experiences above and below ground in prehistoric Malta / Simon K.F. Stoddart and Caroline A.T. Malone -- Landscapes of ritual, identity, and memory : reconsidering Neolithic and Bronze Age cave use in Crete, Greece / Peter Tomkins -- Caves and the funerary landscape of prehistoric Britain / Andrew T. Chamberlain -- The subterranean landscape of the southern Levant during the Chalcolithic period / Yorke M. Rowan and David Ilan -- The chamber of secrets : grottoes, caves, and the underworld in ancient Egyptian religion / Stuart Tyson Smith -- Caves as sacred spaces on the Tibetan Plateau / Mark Aldenderfer -- Differential Australian cave and rockshelter use during the Pleistocene and Holocene / Paul S.C. Taçon, Wayne Brennan, Matthew Kelleher, and Dave Pross -- Caves as sacred space in Mesoamerica / Holley Moyes and James E. Brady -- Footsteps in the dark zone : ritual cave use in Southwest prehistory / Scott Nicolay -- Forty years' pursuit of human prehistory in the world underground / Patty Jo Watson -- A new overview of prehistoric cave art in the Southeast / Jan F. Simek, Alan Cressler, and Joseph Douglas -- Reevaluating cave records : the case for ritual caves in the eastern United States / Cheryl Claassen -- Ceremonial use of caves and rockshelters in Ohio / Olaf H. Prufer and Keith M. Prufer -- The ritual use of caves and rockshelters in Ozark prehistory / George Sabo III, Jerry E. Hilliard, and Jami J. Lockhart -- The prehistoric funerary archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak (Malaysian Borneo) / Graeme Barker and Lindsay Lloyd-Smith -- Recognizing ritual in the dark : Nakovana Cave and the end of the Adriatic Iron Age / Timothy Kaiser and Stašo Forenbaher -- Sacred spaces, sacred species : zooarchaeological perspectives on ritual uses of caves / Joanna E.P. Appleby and Preston T. Miracle -- Ritual cave use in the Bahamas / Robert S. Carr, William C. Schaffer, Jeff B. Ransom, and Michael P. Pateman -- Caves in Ireland : archaeology, myth, and folklore / Patrick McCafferty -- Caves in black and white : the case of Zimbabwe / Terence Ranger -- Where the wild things are : an exploration of sacrality, danger, and violence in confined spaces / Sandra Pannell and Sue O'Connor -- Ritual uses of caves in West Malaysia / Joseph J. Hobbs -- A quantitative literature survey regarding the uses and perceptions of caves among nine indigenous Andean societies / Nathan Craig -- Caves and related sites in the Great Plains of North America / Donald J. Blakeslee -- Civilizing the cave man : diachronic and cross-cultural perspectives on cave ritual / Andrea Stone -- Caves and spatial constraint : the prehistoric implications / Ezra B.W. Zubrow -- Why dark zones are sacred : turning to behavioral and cognitive science for answers / Daniel R. Montello and Holley Moyes.
Subject Sacred space.
Caves -- Religious aspects.
Caves -- Cross-cultural studies.
Anthropology of religion.
Related Names Moyes, Holley.
ISBN 9781607321774 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1607321777 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781607321781 (ebook)
1607321785 (ebook)
OCLC number 769429713