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Unformatted text preview: - Bison ; Altamira Cave; Spain – - Ceiling of the cave - Consider them to be forged; is an animal - Profile View - Possibly look carved up lying down - Created for decoration - Brought good luck to hunters; rituals performed after hunting - Spotted horses ; Pech-Merle Cave; France – - 2 horses; profile view - Portion of a wall, mural - The shape of the rock influenced the rest of the painting - 3 handprints evidence of human presence hand of the creator- Hall of the Bulls ; Lascaux Cave; France – - Many different animals - Profile view - Lack written record way of communicating -Twisted perspective; descriptive approach to rep- Chauvet Cave paintings, France – - Radio carbon dating - Shows continuation definite interaction; narrative; no background- Rhinoceros, wounded man, and disemboweled bison ; Lascaux Cave; France –...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course ARH 252 taught by Professor Andreataylor during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.
- Spring '08