10-10-11 - Upper Paleolithic art Pictorial art (wall art)...

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Upper Paleolithic art Pictorial art (wall art) Australia: 45kya Europe: 32kya Realistic, powerful, animals Depicts hunting; animal/human forms; sympathetic magic; very large images painted very high on the ceiling Music Venus Figurines Depicts large, fertile, bodacious body Stone, ivory, antler, baked clay Self-representation? Perhaps depicts pregnancy; or made to stimulate pregnancy. Some intentionally exploded: tossed in fire either out of rage because it didn’t work as a charm, or a form of use Personal Adornment (Jewelry) Typically excavated at burials; they don’t seem to have any monetary value; rather, they carry ritual or personal value. Pendants, beads, rings Necklaces, bracelets, anklets Some exotic materials The spread of Upper Paleolithic people Africa 70hya Sahul (Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea) 60kya Europe/Siberia 40kya Americas 20kya UP => Paleoindian Big game hunting emerges Paleolithic Trends New Tools More sites New environments Regional variation
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