Anthropology 100 Archaeology Notes 7

Anthropology 100 Archaeology Notes 7 - Haylee Davis...

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Haylee Davis Anthropology 100 Archaeology Notes 11-1 Art in the Paleolithic A creative explosion The Upper Paleolithic of Europe Paintings at Lascaux Cave, southwest France Why art? A Creative Explosion Upper Paleolithic tools Specialized economy Elaborate structures Elaborate burials Population Increase Artistic expression o Paintings, engravings, sculptures *More variety of tols *Upper Paleolithic foraging was more efficient (specialized subsistence) *Blades being produced *Decorative necklaces Upper Paleolithic tools and equipment Blades, burins (stone chisel used to work bone), points Bone tools o Abundant and diverse o Occur repeatedly in the same shapes Hafting (Handles) Spear throwers (atlatl) o Hunting efficiency Bow and Arrow Rapid Turnover The cultural sequence in Western Europe 16,500-11,00 years ago, Magdalenian
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