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Sensual, material, and technological understanding: exploring prehistoric soundscapes in south India

Boivin, Nicole; Brumm, Adam; Lewis, Helen; Robinson, Dave; Korisettar, Ravi


Recent years have witnessed an increased interest within archaeology in the non-visual senses, and particularly sound. To date, however, most studies have focused on the evidence for musical instruments and the acoustic properties of special structures and spaces, like monuments and caves. This study reports on further evidence for special musical activities at the prehistoric site of Sanganakallu-Kupgal in south India, but then also moves on to a discussion of the acoustic dimension of more...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9655.2007.00428.x


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