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The conservation of rock engravings and rock paintings: removals to museums or selected exhibitions in the field?

South African Journal of Science 90(8/9): 454-456
The conservation of rock engravings and rock paintings: removals to museums or selected exhibitions in the field?
San rock paintings and engravings were removed both for storage in, and exhibition at, South African and European museums over the last century. Those who removed the paintings and engravings believed that this would protect them from natural deterioration and vandalism.

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