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Prehistoric Art Upper PaleoLithic c. 50,000-8,000 BCETerms: Altamira, Spain 12,000 BCEradio carbon dating Lascaux, Francemenhir 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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<ul><li><p>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</p></li><li><p>PALEOLITHIC ends circa 8,000 BCE</p></li><li><p>Prehistoric Australia, Europe &amp; Africa</p></li><li><p>Peche Merle 12, 000 BCE</p></li><li><p>European Cave Sites</p></li><li><p>Chauvet Cave, discovered 1990s2,500-17000 bce</p></li><li><p>Cave bear, top, Lion &amp; rhinoceros, Chauvet, 25000-17000 bce*Diverse techniques *Diverse animals</p></li><li><p>Cosquer Cave, discovered 1990sGeometric lines, finger tracings</p></li><li><p>Auks, jellyfish, horsesCosquer Cave, 2,500-17,000 bce</p></li><li><p>Alta Mira Cave c. 12,000 bceFirst discovered 1879</p></li><li><p>Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE</p></li><li><p>Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE</p></li><li><p>Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE</p></li><li><p>The Well Scene Lascaux Cave, 15,000 BCE</p></li><li><p>LascauxNiaux, Font de Gaume</p></li><li><p>trois frres</p></li><li><p>Woman of Willendorf(why not Venus?) 25,000 bce - limestone 4 </p></li><li><p>c. 35, 000 bceCave in sw GermanyOldest human figureDiscovered 2008</p></li><li><p>France, Czech Republic</p></li><li><p>Mammoth ivory</p></li><li><p>Horse, 30,000 bce</p></li><li><p>Spear Throwers </p></li><li><p>Bison, horn, 11, 000 bce</p></li><li><p>Engraved bison, rock &amp; clay bison</p></li><li><p>PaleolithicMammoth bone houseUkraine 16,000 bce</p></li><li><p>Aboriginal Rock ArtKangaroo &amp; Lightening Man, Arnhem Land, N. Australia, 70-50,000-present </p></li><li><p>Lightening Man top RightBarrginj, his Wife, top leftSpirit women, rightArnhem Land, N. Australia75,000-present </p></li><li><p>Turtle, kangaroo</p></li><li><p>Mesolithic c. 8000- 6000/4000 bceSaharan rock Paintings, Algeria, 5000 bce</p></li><li><p>Saharan Rock Painting (copy) Tassili, Algeria, Africa 4,000 bce</p></li><li><p>MENHIRMen=stoneHir= long(celitic) NEOLITHIC 6000/4000-2000 bceMegalithic in Europe</p></li><li><p>Carnac Alignment C. 4,000 BCE </p></li><li><p>DOLMEN, 4000 bcePost &amp; lintel construction</p></li><li><p>DOLMEN4000-2000 bce</p></li><li><p>Mounds, Barrows, Passage Graves</p></li><li><p>Malta &amp; Gozonc. 2500 bce </p></li><li><p>Temple Gjantia, on Gozo</p><p>Tri-lobed interior</p></li><li><p>Tarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce</p></li><li><p>Tarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce</p></li><li><p>Megalithic Mother Goddess, broken stoneTarxien Temple, Malta 2500 bce</p></li><li><p>STONEHENGE 2750-1500 BCE</p></li><li><p>STONEHENGE 2750-1500 BCE</p></li><li><p>Stonehenge part of larger site, builders village found c. 2005 ce</p></li><li><p>Henge or Cromlech</p></li><li><p>Sarsens (outer circle) </p></li><li><p>Heel stone?</p></li><li><p>Maryhill Stonehenge, Washington stateConcrete!</p><p>*****************</p></li></ul>