Chp1 PPT: Prehistory

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Chp1 PPT: Prehistory

  1. 1. Chapter One - Prehistoric Art Key themes for this chapter: - What is “art” and what is “cultural artifact”? - Portrayals of the human figure and animals forms in prehistoric art - Materials and construction methods of art and architecture - Recurring motifs in prehistoric visual culture - Domestic vs. sacred art and architecture
  2. 2. Prehistoric Europe .
  3. 3. Spotted Horses and Human Hands . Horses 25,000–24,000 BCE ; hands c. 15,000 BCE . Individual horses over 5’ in length.
  4. 4. Wall Painting With Horses, Rhinoceroses, and Aurochs . c. 32,000–30,000 BCE .
  5. 5. Bison . Altamira, Spain. c. 12,500 BCE . Length approx. 8'3".
  6. 6. Bison . c. 13,000 BCE . France. Unbaked clay. Length 25” and 24”.
  7. 7. Lion-Human . c. 30,000–26,000 BCE . Height 11 5/8”.
  8. 8. Woman from Willendorf . c. 24,000 BCE . Height 4 3/8”.
  9. 9. Woman from Dolní Vestonice . 23,000 BCE . 4 1/4  1 7/10”.
  10. 10. Woman from Brassempouy . Probably c. 30,000 BCE . Height 1 1/4”.
  11. 11. Reconstruction Drawing of Mammoth-Bone Houses . c. 16,000–10,000 BCE .
  12. 12. Reconstruction of Lepenski Vir House/Shrine . 6000 BCE .
  13. 13. Human-Fish Sculpture . c. 6300–5500 BCE .
  14. 14. Çatalhöyük, Turkey . 7400–6200 BCE .
  15. 15. Early Construction Methods (Line Drawing).
  16. 16. Neolithic Building Methods . 6000 BCE .
  17. 17. Stonehenge . c. 2900–1500 BCE .
  18. 18. Plan of Stonehenge and Its Surrounding Settlements .
  19. 19. Reconstruction Drawing of Durrington Walls . 2600 BCE .
  20. 20. Early Pottery from Japan's Jomon Culture . 12,000 BCE .
  21. 21. Early Pottery: Franchthi Cave, Greece . 6500 BCE .
  22. 22. Gold Scepters . 3800 BCE .

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