Conservation of the Côa Valley rock art outcrops: a question of urgency and priorities

Fernandes, António Pedro Batarda (2009) Conservation of the Côa Valley rock art outcrops: a question of urgency and priorities. Antiquity, 83 (319). [Article]

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Item Type: Article
Fernandes, António Pedro Batarda
Languages: English
Keywords: Rock art conservation; Rock art; Conservation; Conservation areas; Portugal
Subjects: B. ARCHAEOLOGY > 11. Rock art
G.DETERIORATION > 02. Causes of deterioration
G.DETERIORATION > 04. Effects of deterioration
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Côa Valley, Portugal
UNESCO WHC Number: 866bis
Volume: 83
Number: 319
Depositing User: António Pedro Batarda Fernandes
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2011 10:13
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2011 10:30
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