(Arts) PreHistoric Art

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(Arts) PreHistoric Art

  1. 1. PREHISTORIC ART
  2. 2. Prehistoric art can be several things, frommegaliths to little stone figurines, to paintingson the walls of caves. The term “prehistoric”indicates that the culture that produced theartwork did not have a written language.
  3. 3. Several Forms of Prehistoric Artifacts and Artwork
  4. 4. Stone Female figurines
  5. 5. The Venus of Willendorf (Woman ofWillendorf) is an 11 cm (4.3 in) highstatuette of a female figure estimatedto have been made between 24,000and 22,000 BCE. (1908 discovered byarchaeologist Josef Szombathy)
  6. 6. Venus of Moravany(Záhorie, Slovakia)
  7. 7. Venus de Brassempouy (Aquitaine, France)
  8. 8. Venus of Dolní Věstonice (Moravia, Czech Republic)
  9. 9. Venus of Galgenberg (Lower Austria)
  10. 10. Venus of Laussel(Dordogne, France)
  11. 11. Venus of Hohle Fels (Swabian Alb,Germany)
  12. 12. Venus of Lespugue (French Pyrenees)
  13. 13. The First Structures
  14. 14. Megalith- is a large stone that has beenused to construct a structure ormonument, either alone or together withother stones. Megalithic describesstructures made of such largestones, utilizing an interlocking systemwithout the use of mortar or cement.
  15. 15. • Dolmen-is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of three or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone (table)
  16. 16. Poulnabrone dolmen in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland
  17. 17. Mane Braz, Brittany
  18. 18. Stonehenge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
  19. 19. • Menhir - is a large upright standing stone.It may be found singly as monoliths, or as part of a group of similar stones.
  20. 20. County Cork, Ireland
  21. 21. Frostatinget bautasten at Tinghaugen
  22. 22. Klobuky, Czech Republic
  23. 23. The First Paintings
  24. 24. Lascaux, France
  25. 25. Aurochs
  26. 26. Megaloceros
  27. 27. Horse
  28. 28. Chauvet, France
  29. 29. Altamira, Northern Spain

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