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Prehistoric Art. Prehistoric Europe and the Near East. Lascaux Caves 15,000 BC. _ _ _ _ !. Bull. Bull. Paleolithic Art Europe. Hall of the Bulls, Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000–13,000 BCE. Largest bull approx. 11’ 6” long. Twisted Perspective. “Chinese Horse”, Lascaux Caves.

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Prehistoric art

Prehistoric Art


Prehistoric art

Prehistoric Europe and the Near East


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Lascaux Caves 15,000 BC


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_ _ _ _ !

Bull


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Bull


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Paleolithic ArtEurope

Hall of the Bulls,Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000–13,000 BCE. Largest bull approx. 11’ 6” long

Twisted Perspective


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“Chinese Horse”, Lascaux Caves


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Spotted horse &

negative hand imprint,

Pech-Merle, France,

ca. 22,000 BCE

Rhino, man, & disemboweled bison, Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000–13,000 BCE

Narrative Art


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Sculpture in the round

Relief Sculpture

Woman with a bison horn, Laussel, France,c. 25,000–20,000 BCE. 1’ 6” high.

“Venus of Willendorf” c. 25,000 BCE4 ½ inches high


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“Venus of Willendorf” c. 25,000 BC


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Medium

Reindeer horn

Clay


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Mesolithic Art - Europe

Rock Shelter Paintings, Spain, c. 7000-4000 BCE


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Rhino, man, & disemboweled bison, Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000–13,000 BCE

Rock Shelter Paintings, Spain, c. 7000-4000 BCE


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Neolithic Monumental Architecture Europe, 4000 BCE

“Megalithic Architecture”

1. Tombs

dolmen

Passage Grave, Newgrange, Ireland,c. 3000 BCE

corbel vault

post-and-lintel


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2. Ceremonial Structures

Carnac, France, c. 4000 BCE

Stonehenge, England, c. 2500 BCE

menhir

cromlech


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Neolithic Art of the Near East


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The Oldest Settled Communities

Jericho, Israel, c. 8000 BCE

Great stone tower built into the settlement wall, Jericho, ca. 8000–7000 BCE.


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Catal Huyuk, Anatolia (Turkey), c. 7000 BCE


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Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000–13,000 BCE

Rock Shelter Paintings, Spain, c. 7000-4000 BCE

Catal Huyuk, Anatolia (Turkey), c. 7000 BCE


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Seated Goddesses


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Landscape with Volcanic Eruption, c. 6150 BCE


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