THIS publication is issued by the Department of Anthropology of the University of California. It contains much that is of great interest to the student of primitive art, for it is concerned with a quantity of drawings which occur throughout California, being mostly executed on vertical rock-surfaces. There are both carvings and paintings, consisting for the most part of highly conventionalised figures of men and animals as well as what can only be classed as geometric patterns, and the whole forms a most interesting art group.
University of California Publications in American Archœology and Ethnology.
Vol. 24, No. 2: Petroglyphs of California and adjoining States. By Julian H. Steward. Pp. 47 - 238 + plates 22–94. (Berkeley: University of California Press; London: Cambridge University Press, 1929.) 2.50 dollars.