Shaping up rock art in Scotland: past progress, future directions

Sally M Foster

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


This paper provides an summary of past progress in prehistoric rock art in Scotland, particularly its protection, conservation and prsentatino, and advances some ideas for future work. It does so with reference to carved stones of other periods too.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCarving a Future for British Rock Art
Subtitle of host publicationNew Directions for Research, Management and Presentation
EditorsTertia Barnett, Kate Sharpe
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxbow Books
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-1-84217-364-0
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2009


  • prehistoric rock art
  • Scotland
  • protection
  • conservation
  • presentation
  • interpretation
  • management


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