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1 Chapter 1 Art Before History Gardner’s Art Through the Ages,  13e
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2 Prehistoric Europe and the Near East
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3 Goals Understand the origins of art in terms of time period,  human development and human activity.   Explore origins of creativity, representation, and stylistic  innovation in the Paleolithic period.   Describe the role of human and animal figures in  Paleolithic art.  Examine the materials and techniques of the earliest art  making in the Paleolithic period.   Illustrate differences between the Paleolithic and  Neolithic art as a result of social and environmental  changes. Understand and evaluate the types of art prevalent in the  Neolithic period. 
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4 Figure 1-2   Waterworn pebble  resembling a human face, from  Makapansgat, South Africa, ca.  3,000,000 BCE. Reddish brown  jasperite, approx. 2 3/8” wide.
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5 Figure 1-3  Animal facing left, from the Apollo 11 Cave, Namibia, ca. 23,000 BCE. Charcoal on stone, 5” X 4 1/4”.  State Museum of Namibia, Windhoek. 
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6 Figure 1-4  Human with feline head,  from Hohlenstein-Stadel, Germany, ca.  30,000–28,000 BCE. Mammoth ivory,  11 5/8” high. Ulmer Museum, Ulm. 
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7 Explore why art must be  intentional  and  representational   in order to be called art. Explore why subject matter was depicted a particular way  (stylistic innovation) in Namibia during the Paleolithic  period. Describe the roles of animals and human figures in  Paleolithic art.  1.1 Paleolithic Art in Western Europe and  Africa
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8 The Earliest Sculpted Forms Examine the nature and reasons for the earliest sculpted 
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