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Prehistoric Art Upper PaleoLithic c. 50,000-8,000 BCETerms: Altamira, Spain 12,000 BCEradio carbon dating Lascaux, France“menhir NEW:alignments Cosquer 17,000 bcedolmen Chauvet “cromlech Woman of Willendorf c. 22,000 bcec.= circa b.c. = b.c.e. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Prehistoric ArtUpper PaleoLithic c. 50,000-8,000 BCETerms:Altamira, Spain 12,000 BCEradio carbon datingLascaux, FrancemenhirNEW:alignmentsCosquer 17,000 bcedolmenChauvet cromlechWoman of Willendorf c. 22,000 bcec.= circab.c. = b.c.e.Mesolithic c.8000-4000 bcea.d. = c.e.Algeria, N. Africa 4000 bcereliefN. Austrailia, Aboriginal -incise (75,000? Paleolithic) ShamanismNeolithic c. 6000-2000 bceMalta c. 3000 bceCarnac c. 4000 bceStonehenge c. 2700-1500 bce

  • PALEOLITHIC ends circa 8,000 BCE

  • Prehistoric Australia, Europe & Africa

  • Peche Merle 12, 000 BCE

  • European Cave Sites

  • Chauvet Cave, discovered 1990s2,500-17000 bce

  • Cave bear, top, Lion & rhinoceros, Chauvet, 25000-17000 bce*Diverse techniques *Diverse animals

  • Cosquer Cave, discovered 1990sGeometric lines, finger tracings

  • Auks, jellyfish, horsesCosquer Cave, 2,500-17,000 bce

  • Alta Mira Cave c. 12,000 bceFirst discovered 1879

  • Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE

  • Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE

  • Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE

  • The Well Scene Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE

  • LascauxNiaux, Font de Gaume

  • trois frres

  • Woman of Willendorf(why not Venus?) 25,000 bce - limestone 4

  • c. 35, 000 bceCave in sw GermanyOldest human figureDiscovered 2008

  • France, Czech Republic

  • Mammoth ivory

  • Horse, 30,000 bce

  • Spear Throwers

  • Bison, horn, 11, 000 bce

  • Engraved bison, rock & clay bison

  • PaleolithicMammoth bone houseUkraine 16,000 bce

  • Aboriginal Rock ArtKangaroo & Lightening Man, Arnhem Land, N. Australia, 70-50,000-present

  • Lightening Man top RightBarrginj, his Wife, top leftSpirit women, rightArnhem Land, N. Australia75,000-present

  • Turtle, kangaroo

  • Mesolithic c. 8000- 6000/4000 bceSaharan rock Paintings, Algeria, 5000 bce

  • Saharan Rock Painting (copy) Tassili, Algeria, Africa 4,000 bce

  • MENHIRMen=stoneHir= long(celitic) NEOLITHIC 6000/4000-2000 bceMegalithic in Europe

  • Carnac Alignment C. 4,000 BCE

  • DOLMEN, 4000 bcePost & lintel construction

  • DOLMEN4000-2000 bce

  • Mounds, Barrows, Passage Graves

  • Malta & Gozonc. 2500 bce

  • Temple Gjantia, on Gozo

    Tri-lobed interior

  • Tarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce

  • Tarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce

  • Megalithic Mother Goddess, broken stoneTarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce

  • STONEHENGE 2750-1500 BCE

  • STONEHENGE 2750-1500 BCE

  • Stonehenge part of larger site, builders village found c. 2005 ce

  • Henge or Cromlech

  • Sarsens (outer circle)

  • Heel stone?

  • Maryhill Stonehenge, Washington stateConcrete!

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