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Friday, February 13, 2009 Anth 2050 class notes Upper Paeolithic rock art o Realistic and abstract o Social aggregation? o Sympathetic magic? o Hallucinogenic drugs? o Do symbols indicate language, storytelling, ritual, religion? Pictograph pigmants o Red/brown = red ochre o Yellow = yellow ochre o White – bird droppings o Black – charcoal o Green = copper oxide o Mixed with water and often organic binding agent – blood, urine, or fat o White lady, south Africa Upper Paleolithic portable art o Decorated utilitarian objects o Beads, pendants, necklaces, figurines o Mammoth ivory figurines from Hohle Fels Cave, Germany date back 30 kya Venus figurines o France to Russia o Carved stone, bone, and clay objects o Pregnant female o Fertility cult? o Women looking at their own bodies
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Friday, February 13, 2009 o Abundant at Dolni Vestonice Czech Republic (25 kya) Spirits and Deities? o
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course ANTH 2050 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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