X-ray style

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Manner of depicting humans and animals on rock‐art panels in which the skeleton and internal organs form part of the motif. Especially characteristic of rock art in northern Australia, where most of it appears to have been produced over the last 3000 years, although some may be as old as 6000 bc.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/xray/hd_xray.htm Examples and analysis of rock from Arnhem, Australia, executed in the so‐called X‐ray style.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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