OAS FALL MEETING
TO EXPLORE ROCK ART
Fall Meeting of the Oklahoma Anthropological Society is devoted to rock art and
it’s importance to regional archeology. Set
Saturday, Nov. 2 at the
President Debra Baker,
Rock art, both historic and prehistoric, is a cultural attempt to record events or stories, mark territory, and enact rituals. Some rock art seems to depict real events. Other examples are clearly abstractions.
Prehistoric rock art can have many interpretations. It can appear to have a deep significance of mysterious origin. It also is perhaps simple doodling for fun. Not all is understood by modern scholars.
OAS meeting, illustrated talks will be presented by Leland Bement, a staff member
of the Oklahoma Archeological Survey, speaking on South Texas rock art; George
Sabo, Director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, offering an update on rock
art in Arkansas. Also Gary Moeller, art
professor at Rogers State College in Claremore, speaking on the art of rock
art; and K.C. Carlson of the
For more information, contact Debra Baker at (580) 581-3460.