PREHISTORIC ART<br />
Prehistoric art can be several things, from megaliths to little stone figurines, to paintings on the walls of caves.  The ...
Several Forms of Prehistoric Artifacts and Artwork<br />
Stone Female figurines<br />
The Venus of Willendorf (Woman of Willendorf) is an 11 cm (4.3 in) high statuette of a female figure estimated to have bee...
Venus of Moravany (Záhorie, Slovakia)<br />
Venus de Brassempouy (Aquitaine, France)<br />
 Venus of DolníVěstonice (Moravia, Czech Republic)<br />
Venus of Galgenberg (Lower Austria)<br />
Venus of Laussel (Dordogne, France)<br />
Venus of HohleFels (SwabianAlb,Germany)<br />
Venus of Lespugue (French Pyrenees)<br />
The First Structures<br />
Megalith- is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other st...
Dolmen-is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of three or more upright stones supporting a large ...
Poulnabrone dolmen in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland<br />
Mane Braz, Brittany<br />
Stonehenge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom<br />
Menhir - is a large upright standing stone.It may be found singly as monoliths, or as part of a group of similar stones.<b...
County Cork, Ireland<br />
Frostatingetbautasten at Tinghaugen<br />
Klobuky, Czech Republic<br />
The First Paintings<br />
Lascaux, France<br />
Aurochs<br />
Megaloceros<br />
Horse<br />
Chauvet, France<br />
Altamira, Northern Spain<br />
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  1. 1. PREHISTORIC ART<br />
  2. 2. Prehistoric art can be several things, from megaliths to little stone figurines, to paintings on the walls of caves. The term “prehistoric” indicates that the culture that produced the artwork did not have a written language.<br />
  3. 3. Several Forms of Prehistoric Artifacts and Artwork<br />
  4. 4. Stone Female figurines<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. The Venus of Willendorf (Woman of Willendorf) is an 11 cm (4.3 in) high statuette of a female figure estimated to have been made between 24,000 and 22,000 BCE. (1908 discovered by archaeologist Josef Szombathy)<br />
  7. 7. Venus of Moravany (Záhorie, Slovakia)<br />
  8. 8. Venus de Brassempouy (Aquitaine, France)<br />
  9. 9. Venus of DolníVěstonice (Moravia, Czech Republic)<br />
  10. 10. Venus of Galgenberg (Lower Austria)<br />
  11. 11. Venus of Laussel (Dordogne, France)<br />
  12. 12. Venus of HohleFels (SwabianAlb,Germany)<br />
  13. 13. Venus of Lespugue (French Pyrenees)<br />
  14. 14. The First Structures<br />
  15. 15. Megalith- is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones. Megalithic describes structures made of such large stones, utilizing an interlocking system without the use of mortar or cement.<br />
  16. 16. Dolmen-is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of three or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone (table)<br />
  17. 17. Poulnabrone dolmen in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland<br />
  18. 18. Mane Braz, Brittany<br />
  19. 19. Stonehenge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom<br />
  20. 20. Menhir - is a large upright standing stone.It may be found singly as monoliths, or as part of a group of similar stones.<br />
  21. 21. County Cork, Ireland<br />
  22. 22. Frostatingetbautasten at Tinghaugen<br />
  23. 23. Klobuky, Czech Republic<br />
  24. 24. The First Paintings<br />
  25. 25. Lascaux, France<br />
  26. 26. Aurochs<br />
  27. 27. Megaloceros<br />
  28. 28. Horse<br />
  29. 29. Chauvet, France<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31.
  32. 32. Altamira, Northern Spain<br />

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