Unformatted text preview: out. Solomon tells us that because many different styles are depicted in single sites, it is impossible to distinguish whether the art is from different artists of the same period, or spaced across centuries. Solomon states that the simpler art is likely the most recent, not the oldest as might be expected of a linear progression of craft. Humans are predominantly featured in the art, naked and facing the side. There are many large animals, although their presence doesn’t automatically qualify a scene as a hunting scene; they may indicate a rain-making ritual, the San people seeing the ‘rain cloud as an animal walking on “legs” of streaming rain.’...
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- Summer '07
- Anne Solomon, colonial Dutch occupation