who specialize in rock art "help us understand
the ritual practices, ideological constructs, and social identities
I've spent a fair portion of my life walking and scaling wilderness paths, yet always return to the cacophony of cities where, with "mountains I'll never see again" still imagined, I doggedly pursue insightful advances in the various arts.
Enigmatic fluting on the walls of Paleolithic caves, called meanders, macaroni, and serpentines, are impulsively similar to what we pejoratively call graffiti: spraying paint on walls from aerosol cans, instead of pressing fingers into soft rock walls.
Some archaeologists compare the old marks to entoptic phenomena, "visual hallucination produced by the structure and functioning of the human brain when it enters into certain altered states, such as trance." If Cro-magnon people had individual names, they couldn't write them. On the other hand, "the integral characteristics of the graffiti 'kings' are their nicknames and their signatures."
graffiti can be traced to the walls and pillars of Ancient Greece,