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The Rock Art of Arizona
Art for Life’s Sake

by Ekkehart Malotki

Illustrations by Mary Jordan

Foreword by Janet Napolitano, Governor of Arizona

Softcover
200 pages
10" by 10"
Over 380 color photographs, more than 135 black-and-white drawings, numerous maps and charts.
ISBN 978-1-885772-37-4
Kiva Publishing

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Stone Chisel

Malotki, Ekkehart and Donald E. Weaver, Jr.

2002 Stone Chisel and Yucca Brush: Colorado Plateau Rock Art. Illustrations by Patricia McCreery. Walnut, California: Kiva Publishing. 210 pp.

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Tapamveni

Patricia McCreery and Ekkehart Malotki

1994 Tapamveni: The Rock Art Galleries of Petrified Forest and Beyond. Petrified Forest National Park, AZ: Petrified Forest Museum Association. 194 pp.

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Rock Art Books

Early Rock Art of the American West: The Geometric Enigma

by Ekkehart Malotki and Ellen Dissanayake

298 pp., 200 illus., 193 in color

University of Washington Press, 2018

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Rock Art Articles

 

   

Ekkehart Malotki

2019 Columbian Mammoth and Ancient Bison: Paleoindian Petroglyphs along the San Juan River near Bluff, Utah, USA. In A. Klostergaard Petersen, I.S. Gilhus, L.H. Martin, J. Sinding Jensen, and J. Sorensen (eds.), Evolution, Cognition, and the History of Religion: A New Synthesis. Festschrift in Honour of Armin W. Geertz, 562-599. Leiden: Brill. [PDF opens in second window]

 
 

Ekkehart Malotki

2017 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Claims for Proboscidean Depictions in North American Parietal and Mobiliary Art. Posted in URARA’s Patina and available at http://nau.academia.edu/EkkehartMalotki. [PDF opens in second window]

 
 

Ekkehart Malotki and Peter McIntosh

2015 Paleoamericans, Pleistocene Terraces and Petroglyphs: The Case for Ice Age Mammoth Depictions at Upper Sand Island, Utah, USA. http://nau.academia.edu/EkkehartMalotki. [PDF opens in second window]

 
 

Ekkehart Malotki, Dimitri Vandenberghe, and Florias Mees

2014 The Significance of the Upper Sand Island Mammoth Depictions Near Bluff, Utah, USA. Published in Blue Mountain Shadows 50: 24-28 with slightly different title. [PDF opens in second window]

 
 

Ekkehart Malotki

2013 The Road to Iconicity in the Paleoart of the American West. In K. Sachs-Hombach and J. R. J. Schirra (Eds.). Origins of Pictures: Anthropological Discourses in Image Science, pp. 201-229. Köln: Herbert von Halem Verlag. [PDF opens in second window]

        
        

Ekkehart Malotki

2012. Early rock art at the Upper Sand Island Site near Bluff, Utah, United States: addenda et corrigenda, Rock Art Research 2012 - Volume 29, Number 2, pp. 234-238. [PDF opens in second window]

        
        

Ekkehart Malotki and Henry D. Wallace

2011. Columbian Mammoth Petroglyphs From the San Juan River Near Bluff, Utah, United States, Rock Art Research 2011 - Volume 28, Number 2, pp. 143-152.[PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Liminal Turtle
        

Ekkehart Malotki

2003. Liminal Animals in the Archaic/Basketmaker II Rock Art Inconography of the Palavayu Anthropomorphic Style (PASTYLE), Arizona. American Indian Rock Art 29: 139-154[PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Rattlesnake
        

Ekkehart Malotki

2001. The Serpent: A Shamanistic Motif in the Archaic/Basketmaker Rock Art Imagery of the Palavayu Anthropomorphic Style (PASTYLE), Arizona. American Indian Rock Art 27: 237-252. [PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Rake
        

Ekkehart Malotki

2000. The Rake: A Polysemous Motif in the Shamanistic Rock Art Iconography of the Palavayu Anthropomorphic Style, Northeast Arizona. American Indian Rock Art 26: 13-28.[PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Datura
        

Ekkehart Malotki

1999. The Use of Hallucinogenic Plants by the Archaic-Basketmaker Rock Art Creators of the Palavayu, Northeast Arizona: The Case for Datura. American Indian Rock Art 25: 101-120.[PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Owls
        

Ekkehart Malotki

1998. The Owl: A Shamanistic Motif in the Archaic Rock Art Iconography of the Palavayu Anthropomorphic Style, Northeastern Arizona. American Indian Rock Art 22: 1-18. [PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Choir Boys
        

Beck, W., D.J. Donahue, A.J.T. Jull, W.S. Broeker, G. Bonani, I. Hajas, and E. Malotki.

1998. Ambiguities in Direct Dating of Rock Surfaces Using Radiocarbon Measurements. Science 280: 2132-2135 [PDF opens in second window].

 
        
Dragonfly
        

Ekkehart Malotki

1997. The Dragonfly: A Shamanistic Motif in the Archaic Rock Art of the Palavayu Region in Northeastern Arizona. American Indian Rock Art 23: 57-72. [PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Yoyleki
        

Malotki Ekkehart and Ken Gary

1996. Yoynawakna: A Petroglyphic Rain Payer at a Post-Spanish Hopi Site in Northeastern Arizona. European Review of Native American Studies 10(1): 13-17. [PDF opens in second window]

 
        
Tattoo
        

Ekkehart Malotki

1993. A New Name for Rock Art Discipline: Epipentology. Purakala (The Journal of Rock Art Society of India) 4(1-2): 15-17.