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1 Chapter 1 Prehistoric Art in Europe 2 Art in the Stone Age • Paleolithic – (paleos old , lith stone) Old crude tools • Mesolithic – (meso mid) Introduction of bow and arrow Domestication of the dog 3 • Neolithic – (Neo new) Animal husbandry Farming communities
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2 4 Paleolithic Sculpture Describe some typical forms and subject of sculptures and explain the theories behind them 5
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3 6 Human with feline head, from Hohlenstein Stadel, Germany, ca. 30,000–28,000 BCE. Mammoth ivory, 11 5/8” high. Ulmer Museum, Ulm . 7 Nude woman (Venus of Willendorf), from Willendorf, Austria, ca. 28,000– 25,000 BCE. Limestone, approx. 4 1/4” high. Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna.
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8 Woman from Brassemouy, Grotte du Pape, Brassempouy, Landes, France. C. 22,000 BCE. Ivory, height 1 ¼”. Musee des Antiquites Nationales, St. Germain en Laye, France. 9 Woman holding a bison horn, from Laussel, Dordogne, France, ca. 25,000–20,000 BCE. Painted limestone, approx. 1’ 6” high. Musée
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