CAVEP - Upper Paleolithic Art Diane C. Freedman Joseph...

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Upper Paleolithic Art Diane C. Freedman Joseph Pluciennik
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Archaeology What are the questions for? These questions are to help you understand and analyze the material. Answer the questions by studying the pictures. Put the answers in your notes.
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Archaeology The Upper Paleolithic The great cave paintings of Europe date to Upper Paleolithic times This is the time period in which modern behavior becomes apparent in the archaeological record. It began about 40,000 years ago and ended about 12,000 years ago.
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Lascaux "Cave Painting, Lascaux," Microsoft (R) Encarta. Copyright (c) 1993 Microsoft Corporation. Copyright (c) 1993 Funk & Wagnall's Corporation Bridgeman Art Library This portion of a cave painting in what is now Lascaux, France, was done by Paleolithic artists about 17,000 BC. The leaping cow and group of small horses were painted with red and yellow ochre that was either blown through reeds onto the wall or mixed with animal fat and applied with reeds or thistles.
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Archaeology How do we define the Upper Paleolithic?
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Archaeology Upper Paleolithic Characteristics Look for improvements on earlier patterns in these areas: stone tools range of plants and animals eaten habitation sites and shelters types of raw materials used symbolic communication
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Stone tools exhibit a shift
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCIAL SCI 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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