Fractales en Arqueología: aplicación en la pintura rupestre de sitios del México prehispánico.

Aline Lara Galicia

Abstract

This study exposed analysis fractal by the dimension D in the rock art. The Fractals is a new tool in the software application and digital photography
for the recognition of raw materials, the study of its form, degradation, specific parts of paint, and providing new data the virtual reconstruction.
The analyzes focus on various pictorial sets of the region Mezquital Valley, Hidalgo, Mexico; region where are concentrated more than 100 caves, comparing 74 images to analyze the various pictorial traditions.
The structure fractal describes the dimension of the represented objects, not only according to its space where the figure is placed, but the possibility of being a fraction in which all the surfaces can be observed (rock, paint).


Keywords

Rock art; Analysis fractal; Prehispanic archaeology

Full Text:

PDF

References

RODRÍGUEZ, A., ALONSO, C. & VELÁZQUEZ J. (1995): “Fractales para la arqueología: un nuevo lenguaje”, Trabajos de prehistoria, vol. 52, nº 1, pp. 13-24. https://doi.org/10.3989/tp.1995.v52.i1.428

BROWN, Clifford et al. (2002): “The fractal geometry of ancient maya settlement.” Journal of archaeological science, nº 30. Estados Unidos, pp. 1619–1632. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-4403(03)00063-3

DEAN Jeffrey, et al. (2000): “Understanding anasazi culture through agent-based modeling” ,Dynamics in human and primate societies, Timothy Kohler y George Gumerman (compiladores), Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 179-205.

KENNEDY, Stephen & LIN, Wei- Hsiung (1988): “A fractal technique for the classification of projectile point shapes”, Estados Unidos, Geoarchaeology, nº 3, vol. 4, pp. 297-301. https://doi.org/10.1002/gea.3340030407

LARA, Aline (2010): “Estado del arte en las manifestaciones rupestres del Valle del Mezquital”, PEH, NMAM, AE H, pp.145-173.

LARA, Aline (2012): Las firmas fractales en las manifestaciones rupestres del Valle del Mezquital, México, Tesis de doctorado, Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

LAXTON, R. R. & CAVANAGH W. G. (1992): “The Rank-Size Dimension and the History of Site Structure from Survey Data”, en Journal of quantitative anthropology, vol. 5, pp. 327-358.

MANDELBROT, Benoit B (1985): “Self-Affine Fractals and Fractal Dimension”, en Physica Scripta, vol. 32, nº 4. https://doi.org/10.1088/0031-8949/32/4/001

MARCUS Joyce y FEINMAN Gary (1998): “Introduction”, Archaic states, Gary Feinman y Joyce Marcus (eds.), Estados Unidos, pp. 3-13.

PARROT François (2009): Fractal researches on geosciences, México, UNAM.

REES Anna, et al. (1991): “An investigation of the fractal properties of flint microwear images”, Journal of archaeological science, v. 18, pp. 629-640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0305-4403(91)90026-L

REYNOLDS, Robert et al. (2003): “The effects of generalized reciprocal exchange on the resilience of social networks: An example from the prehispanic mesa verde region”. Computational & mathematical organization theory, nº 9, pp. 227–254. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:CMOT.0000026583.03782.60

SCHLOEN, David (2001): The house of the father as fact and symbol: patrimonialism in ugarit and the ancient near east, Studies in the archaeology and history of the Levant 2, Eisenbrauns, pp. 414.

STEMP James y Michael Stemp (2003): “Documenting stages of polish development on experimental stone tools: surface characterization by fractal geometry using UBM laser profilometry”, Journal of archaeological science, vol. 30, Academic Press, pp. 287-296. https://doi.org/10.1006/jasc.2002.0837

Abstract Views

1011
Metrics Loading ...

Metrics powered by PLOS ALM

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Creative Commons License

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Universitat Politècnica de València

Official journal of Spanish Society of Virtual Archaeology

e-ISSN: 1989-9947   https://dx.doi.org/10.4995/var