Racó de Nando II

Racó de Nando II

(7000ac-4000ac)

Several groups of paintings are preserved in Racó de Nando rock art site. Following González Prats' classification, Shelter II is located in the eastern side of this gully. In this area there are several groups of Levantine paintings dispersed in small panels. Most of the paintings are in reddish shades, but there is one painted in black too. Most of the figures are archers, many of them reflecting active attitudes or firing their bows. A wild boar hunting scene is preserved in one of the panels.

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Graphic documentation

Panoramic from the top of Racó de Nando.
Title:  Panoramic from the top of Racó de Nando.
Technique:  Gigapixel panoramic imaging
Description:
Panoramic view shot for the top of the cliff over the shelter I of Racó de Nando, towards the valley of River Monleón. Shelters IV to VII can be seen.
Panoramic view from Racó de Nando shelters.
Title:  Panoramic view from Racó de Nando shelters.
Technique:  Gigapixel panoramic imaging
Description:
Panoramic view from inside of Racó de Nando, taken in a point between shelters
3D model of entire Racó de Nando II.
Title:  3D model of entire Racó de Nando II.
Technique:  Photogrammetry
Description:
Photogrammetric 3D model of the entire site of Racó de Nando II.
 3D model of right half area of shelter II of Racó de Nando.
Title:   3D model of right half area of shelter II of Racó de Nando.
Technique:  Photogrammetry
Description:
Photogrammetric detail 3D model of right hand area of Cova dels Cavalls, including the hunting scene of deer, real color.
 3D model of left half area of shelter II of Racó de Nando.
Title:   3D model of left half area of shelter II of Racó de Nando.
Technique:  Photogrammetry
Description:
Photogrammetric detail 3D model of left half of shelter II of Racó de Nando.
Left hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Title:  Left hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Technique:  Gigapixel panoramic imaging
Description:
Shelter II have many small cavities where figures are located. On the left part there are a small panel in which a hunting scene is preserved; a small archer is chasing a wounded animal. There is another panel to the right, but here only an area with a lot of pigment is preserved. It is located in the lower half and no figure is recognisable.
Right hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Title:  Right hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Technique:  Gigapixel panoramic imaging
Description:
Pictographs are actually very scarce in this part of the shelter. Two superimposed human figures should be highlighted, one in red color and the other in black color, that are located in the upper part of the frieze.
Central area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Title:  Central area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, real color.
Technique:  Gigapixel panoramic imaging
Description:
Several panels are included in this area, although most of the recognisable paintings are located in the left part. In this area can be seen several small size pictographs, including remains of animals, archers in dynamic attitudes like if they were going down running from the ceiling of the shelter. There are as well a group of intentional paint drops, something that is usual in shelters of Cultural Park Valltorta-Gassulla.
Left hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Title:  Left hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Technique:  Image analysis
Description:
Gigapixel image from left part of Shelter II of Racó de Nando, enhanced by DStretch software to improve visibility of paintings.
Right hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Title:  Right hand area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Technique:  Image analysis
Description:
Gigapixel image from right part of Shelter II of Racó de Nando, enhanced by DStretch software to improve visibility of paintings.
Central area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Title:  Central area of shelter II of Racó de Nando, false color.
Technique:  Image analysis
Description:
Gigapixel image from central part of Shelter II of Racó de Nando, enhanced by DStretch software to improve visibility of paintings.
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