Anthropological Currents: Infrared Photography Lights Up the Rock Art World.

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  • Author(s): Samuelson, A.
  • Source:
    Current Anthropology. Feb2009, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p1-2. 2p.
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    • Abstract:
      The article focuses on the importance of using infrared photography for the art world. It states that infrared photography has been used to find hidden images on canvases, and been used by archeologists to view unseen tattoos on mummies and designs on ancient parchment. It mentions the works of Glen Fredlund and Linea Sundstrom who provide a solution to the problems on using infrared photography on rock art in the field.