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CAVE PAINTINGS
On the walls and ceilings of caves
Representing mostly animals (for
helping them in hunting), symbols, etc....
Altamira Caves Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
Lascaux Caves Dordogne (France)
Hunting scene
Hand stencil
Small female figurines, carved out of stone
VENUS FIGURINES
They represent fertility and abundance:
- Wide hips and thighs...
Venus of Laussel
Unit 1 - Prehistory - Palaeolithic art
Unit 1 - Prehistory - Palaeolithic art
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Unit 1 - Prehistory - Palaeolithic art

  1. 1. CAVE PAINTINGS On the walls and ceilings of caves Representing mostly animals (for helping them in hunting), symbols, etc. Very realistic representations
  2. 2. Altamira Caves Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
  3. 3. Lascaux Caves Dordogne (France)
  4. 4. Hunting scene Hand stencil
  5. 5. Small female figurines, carved out of stone VENUS FIGURINES They represent fertility and abundance: - Wide hips and thighs. - Exaggerated abdomen. - Large breasts. - Disproportionate vulva. Venus of Willendorf
  6. 6. Venus of Laussel

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