strange stones. rosewall hill. natural water basins and sculptured stones made up the revered and intermingled world of the ancient lithic periods. natural stone features are added to or emulated afresh in what we have come to call rock-art. ways of transferring meaning and significance to and from the landscape and life to the daily lives of the mesolithic and neolithic peoples. were they to be understood as the work of the ancestors, ways of maintaining the continuity of occupation and inheritance. to be seen as reinforcing a necessary unity of all natural things both animate and inanimate or rather seeing all things including humankind as part of a unified animated world. #ancienthistory , #mesolithic , #neolithic , #waterbasin , #lithics #rock_art , #sculpturedstone , #ancientwisdom , #rockart

strange stones. rosewall hill. natural water basins and sculptured stones made up the revered and intermingled world of the ancient lithic periods. natural stone features are added to or emulated afresh in what we have come to call rock-art. ways of transferring meaning and significance to and from the landscape and life to the daily lives of the mesolithic and neolithic peoples. were they to be understood as the work of the ancestors, ways of maintaining the continuity of occupation and inheritance. to be seen as reinforcing a necessary unity of all natural things both animate and inanimate or rather seeing all things including humankind as part of a unified animated world. #ancienthistory , #mesolithic , #neolithic , #waterbasin , #lithics #rock_art , #sculpturedstone , #ancientwisdom , #rockart

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