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  1. Pre-historic – paleolithic , mesolithic, neolithic

  2. Cave discoveries • 1876 – Altamira • 1994 – Chauvet – contemporary with venus of willendorf ( but not the same place) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtogFCAjKQs

  3. Waterworn pebble resembling human face, Makapansgat, South Africa. 3,000,000 BCE

  4. Woman (or Venus) from Willendorf30,000 – 25,000 BC – Limestone - 4.5 “

  5. Woman’s head from Brassempouy, France22,000 BCE - Ivory - 1.5”

  6. Man from Brno (Czech Republic)30,000 – 25,000 BCE – Ivory - 8”

  7. Spotted horses and negative hand imprintsPerch-Merle, Lot, Fr – 22,000 BCE – 11’2’ long

  8. Rhinoscerous, wounded man, and disemboweled bisonLascaus, Fr 15000-13000 BCE

  9. Mother Goddess from Laussel, Dordogne, France22,000 – 19,000 BCE – stone - 18.5”

  10. Mesolithic • Ice caps melt = new geography and climate change • Agriculture and domesticated (even dogs) • The Mediteranian Area becomes important

  11. Group of figures8000 BC – engraving on rock - Sicily

  12. Head from Jericho, Jordan7000 – 6000 BCE – human skull, colored plaster and shell

  13. Dancing Hunter, Turkey5800 BCE

  14. Man from Cernavoda, Romania4000 – 3500 BCE – Clay – 4.5”

  15. Early civilzation

  16. Vase from Urka, Iraq3500 – 3000 BCE – Alabaster – 3’

  17. Female Head from Urka, Iraq3500 – 3000 BCE – marble – 8”

  18. Statuettes from Tell Asmar, Iraq2750 – 2650 – Gypsum – 23” – 28”

  19. Sound box of a harb, Ur2685 BCE – Wood with gold, lapis lazuli, and shell inlay – 17”

  20. Head of an Akkadian ruler, Iraq2300 – 2200 – Bronze – 12”

  21. Victory Stele of Naramsin2300 -2200 BCE – Pink sandstone – 6’ 8”

  22. Stele of Hammurabi, Iran1760 BCE – Basalt – 7’ 4”

  23. Male torse, Harappa2300 – 1750 BCE – limestone – 3.5”

  24. Egypt – ca 3000bce • Nile – life giving - trade, transportation, rural community • Less concerned with the temporal transitory world. Interested in eternal present.

  25. Palette of Narmer, Hierakonpolis3200 BCE – Slate – 25”

  26. Relationship between Body and Spirit • Ka – accompanied human in life and death • Akh – effective personality of person – left the body to dwell in the heavens after death • Ba – ghost that could move back and forth from dead body

  27. Rahotep and Nofret, Medum2580 BCE – Painted limestone – 3’ 11”

  28. Mycerinus and his queen, Giza2600 BCE – Grey Wacke – 4’ 8”

  29. Egyptian Canon

  30. Entrance to tomb of Mereuka, Saqqara, Egypt2400 BCE – painted limestone

  31. Tomb of Ti – Hippopotamus hunt

  32. Tomb of Ti – going to the river with cattle

  33. Scribe, Saqqara2600 BCE – Painted Limestone – 21”

  34. New Kingdom • Wealthy and expansion west and east • No pyramids – instead rock cut tombs

  35. Senmut with Princess Nefrua – 1470 - granite

  36. Hatshepsut with offering jars – Red granite, 8 ½’ – 1470 BCE

  37. Ostracon with drawing of a tumbler, Turin1180 BCE – limestone – 7”

  38. Banquet, from tomb of Netamun, Thebes1400 BCE – Painted stucco –

  39. Akhenaten, Karnak1375 BCE – sandstone – 13’

  40. Nefertiti1360 BCE – Painted Limestone – 19”

  41. Tutankhamen – 1320 BCE – gold with inlays of enamel and precious stone

  42. Temple of Ramesses II, Abu Simbel1257 BCE – 65’

  43. Atlantid

  44. Mentuemhet – 650 BCE - granite