Rock Art Research

Rock Art Research is the journal of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO) and of the Australian Rock Art Research Association Inc - (AURA). Based in Melbourne, Australia, and founded in 1984, it has since been the world's premier academic journal in the fields of pre-Historic art studies and cognitive archaeologyFact|date=February 2007. The journal is referred and appears twice per year, and it has published 808 contributions by the end of 2006Fact|date=February 2007.

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