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ROCK PAINTING
Schematic
Symbols, people, hunting
scenes, dances
Religious meaning.
Çatalhöyük (Turkey)
POTTERY
First with geometrical inscriptions,
and later also painted
MEGALITHIC ART
Religious meaning  worshipping the sun,
celebrate solstices and equinoxes, tombs, etc.Mega  Great, large
...
MENHIR
Big stone standing vertically on the floor.
ALIGNMENT
Menhirs arranged in lines
CROMLECH
Menhirs arranged in circles
STONEHENGE
Salisbury
(United Kingdom)
3rd millennium BCE
Solar cults  Summer solstice
DOLMEN
Several vertical stones holding a flat horizontal stone
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals
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Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals

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Unit 2 - Prehistory - Art of the Neolithic and the Age of Metals

  1. 1. ROCK PAINTING Schematic Symbols, people, hunting scenes, dances Religious meaning.
  2. 2. Çatalhöyük (Turkey)
  3. 3. POTTERY First with geometrical inscriptions, and later also painted
  4. 4. MEGALITHIC ART Religious meaning  worshipping the sun, celebrate solstices and equinoxes, tombs, etc.Mega  Great, large Lithos  Stone
  5. 5. MENHIR Big stone standing vertically on the floor. ALIGNMENT Menhirs arranged in lines
  6. 6. CROMLECH Menhirs arranged in circles
  7. 7. STONEHENGE Salisbury (United Kingdom)
  8. 8. 3rd millennium BCE Solar cults  Summer solstice
  9. 9. DOLMEN Several vertical stones holding a flat horizontal stone

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