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  • Prehistoric Western European Art The Stone Age and Its Connection to Today’s Art
  • Paleolithic Age Venus of Laussel Dordogne, France 25,000-23,000 BC
  • Venus of Willendorf 25,000-21,000 BC Limestone 4 3/8 in. high
  • http: //arthistoryresources . net/willendorf/willendorfdiscovery .html
  • Cave of Chauvet Discovered in 1994 by three cave explorers. Contains over 300 wall paintings, engravings, Paleolithic bear skeletons, and a bear’s skull set on a rock. Many images of rhinocerouses, large felines, and mammoths
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  • The Lascaux Cave Dordogne, France, c. 15,000-13,000 BC “Chinese Horse”
  • http://www. lascaux .culture. fr/index . php ? lng=en - /en/00.xml
  • Stonehenge -Constructed during Neolithic Age -Outer circle is post and lintel construction -2800-1500 BC -Megalithic Structure -We still can’t identify its function
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  • http://www. youtube .com/watch? v=zVRtYdGzmxw &feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVRtYdGzmxw&feature=related
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  • http://www. youtube .com/watch? v=uuGaqLT-gO4