Academic journal article Canadian Social Science


Academic journal article Canadian Social Science


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Rock-Art as a pictorial language shows different aspects of ancient life and culture. Pictographs include rock-art; great treasure of fantastic information. Rock-art is formed in ethical and historical concepts. In this study, some new information has been doing served and categorized according to their structure and variety. After recognizing the geographical scope of those drawings on limy stone; they were classified according to their pictures, hunting and hunting animals; then, divided to four groups: human beings, animals tools and unknown pictures included horseman or on foot hunters with arc and arrow, horse riding and on foot men in fighting, sword, arc and arrow, goat, fawn, dog, unknown and unclear drawings. Exaggerated perspicuity in showing bodies and their movements showed fighting and following of hunters to animals easily. So, the most important goal was analyzing their structures and drawings to further studies hope folly.

Key words: Kuh-Dasht; Mir Malas; Rock-Art; Pictograph


L'Art rupestre est un langage pictural qui montre les différents aspects de la vie ancienne et la culture. Les pictogrammes comprennent l'art rupestre; le grand trésor d'informations fantastique. L'Art rupestre est formé dans les concepts éthiques et historiques. Dans cette étude, une nouvelle information a fait servi et classés selon leur structure et de la variété. Après avoir reconnu la portée géographique de ces dessins sur la pierre calcaire, ils ont été classés en fonction de leurs photos, la chasse et la chasse aux animaux, puis, divisée en quatre groupes: les êtres humains, des animaux et des outils inconnus photos incluses cavalier ou sur les chasseurs à pied à l'arc et la flèche , G equitation et sur les hommes de pied dans les combats, épée, arc et flèche, de chèvre, fauve, chien, inconnu et dessins peu clairs. Clarté exagérée en montrant les corps et leurs mouvements ont montré la lutte contre et à la suite des chasseurs pour les animaux facilement. Ainsi, l'objectif le plus important a été l'analyse de leurs structures et des dessins à d'autres études espérons folie.

Mots Clés: Kuh-Dasht; Mir Malas; Art rupestre; Pictogramme


Rock-Art or pre-historical art is valuable source of information in development of human's thoughts in all over the world. Rock-art as some others is used as a tool to express thoughts and beliefs of all groups, cultures and civilizations.

Pre-historical art have created subject's unity and style according to various wonderful symbols in cultures and different periods to show life of hunters and shepherds who created those arts. Inter-related art subjects are completely natural and naturalism. Great numbers of rockart in all over the world are reasons of ancient creativities. "Rock arts of Kuh-Dasht are similar to found pictures in East Spain; groups of picture under huge rocks in case shape. Finding of broken pottery in that place shows the presence of residents in that part." (Mc Buraey, 1969, p.7-8)

"Cave artistic man understood stability of his arts by using log and burnt branches of trees, latex of plants, animal's oil, clay and water for making colors. Prehistorical men used those primarily equipments and materials to cover their virtual needs in drawing animals' picture in the best way." (Gardner, 1999, p. 17- 18)

The importance of making pictures is its presence and antiquality in human's life to express their main subjects. Human being started to keep out himself and prepare food by his creativity in hunting; simultaneously, he began to create simple objects surrounded by them. It was the first step of his creativity. Studying of ancient works helps us to know their psychological cultural and social relationships. Nobody could imagine the world in the absence of archeology. Although the presence of artistic works in Iran, lacks of researches and studies have been felt during the time. So, it made some other problems in their keeping and protecting in those manuscripts. …

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