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Benjamin K. Swartz

Professor Emeritus, Executive Officer, Lambda Alpha Nat'l Anthropology Honor Society

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(Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1964)

Research areas: world prehistory; rock art, Africa, North America; midwest prehistory.

Recent Publications


On Rock Art History and Terminology.With comments by Jack Steinbring, Paul C. Taį on and Chistopher Chippendale, Mavis and John Greer, and Alanah Woody and Angus R. Quinlan, Rock Art Research, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 124-33. Melbourne.

'Rock Art' History and Terminology: Response to Commentators, Rock Art ResearchVol. 24, No. 2, pp. 247-48. Melbourne.


Robert G. Bednarik and the Formation of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations. In 'Exploring the Mind of Ancient Man ' (Festschrift to Robert G, Bednarik edited by P. Chenna Reddy).

Minimum Standards for Recording Rock Art, Revised. Rock Art Research, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 264-5.


Comment on Muņoz' statement. The debate between GIPRI and the state agency ICANH, Guillermo Muņoz. In Rock Art Research, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 201-2.


'Middletown' was anthropology, not sociology. Guest Column. Muncie Star Press, June 25, p. 6A.