Paleolithic - represented in the Hall of the Bulls One of...

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Paleolithic: or relating to the cultural period of the Stone Age beginning with the earliest chipped stone tools, about 750,000 years ago, until the beginning of the Mesolithic Period, about 15,000 years ago Abbé Breuil: "the Pope of Prehistory” Lascaux: A cave of southwest France in the Dordogne River valley. The cave, discovered in 1940 and now closed to the public, contains important Paleolithic paintings, primarily of animals Entoptics: lying or originating within the eyeball —used especially of visual sensations due to the shadows of retinal blood vessels or of opaque particles in the vitreous body falling upon the retina Hall of the Bulls: The four black bulls are the dominant figures among the 36 animals
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Unformatted text preview: represented in the Hall of the Bulls. One of the bulls is 17 feet long -- the largest animal discovered so far in cave art. The bulls appear to be in motion. [2] The most famous section of this cave is the great hall of the bulls, where there are bulls, horses, and stags. Shaman: (esp. among certain tribal peoples) a person who acts as intermediary between the natural and supernatural worlds, using magic to cure illness, foretell the future, control spiritual forces, etc. Polyopia: The perception of several visual images of one object. Also called multiple vision Integration: 1. an act or instance of combining or accumulating (may refer to cultures or religions)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ART HIST headrick taught by Professor Headrick during the Spring '08 term at Denver.

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