Paleolithic Period

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Lascaux Caves Lascaux Caves is a complex of caves in southwestern France that is famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. They contain 900 of the most perfect surviving examples of Upper Paleolithic. Homo Faber, Paleolithic Art, Cave Drawings, Old Rock, Art Premier, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Art, Oeuvre D'art, Rock Art

Oldest Rock Art in North America Revealed | Alternative | Before It's News

On the west side of Nevada's dried-up Winnemucca Lake, there are several limestone boulders with deep, ancient carvings; some resemble ...

Venus of Galgenberg; a figurine of the Paleolithic Aurignacian culture, dated to c. discovered in 1988 close to Stratzing, Austria, (not far from the site of the Venus of Willendorf); sculpted from green serpentine rock. She is a dancer. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, History Museum, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Paleolithic Art, Paleolithic Period, Art Pariétal

Venus of Galgenberg; a figurine of the Paleolithic Aurignacian culture, dated to c. 30,000 years ago; discovered in 1988 close to Stratzing, Austria, (not far from the site of the Venus of Willendorf); sculpted from green serpentine rock.

Bison sculpted from mammoth ivory. Found at Zaraysk, Russia. About years old The British Museum - Ice Age art arrival of the modern mind 7 February – 26 May 2013 Ancient History, Art History, European History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Religions Du Monde, Art Pariétal, Paleolithic Art, Art Rupestre

Ice Age art: arrival of the modern mind

Information about the British Museum exhibition Ice Age art arrival of the modern mind

Rock Painting of a Horse BC Prehistoric Art Cave Painting Lascaux Caves, Dordogne, France Stock Photo Lascaux Cave Paintings, Chauvet Cave, Paleolithic Art, Paleolithic Period, Cave Drawings, Visual Literacy, Arte Tribal, Art Antique, Stone Age

Spotlight: Caves - KIDS DISCOVER

Even adults will love this fascinating kids' geography lesson on caves, cave dwellers, and the spectacular formations found inside caves.

The Norway Spiral - Ancient petroglyphs and cave drawings warn us of a spiral much like the Norway Spiral. The spiral is one of the most known pictures drawn or carved by ancient man. Ancient Aliens, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art Pariétal, Cave Drawings, Arte Tribal, Prehistory, Aboriginal Art, Old Art

Ancient Petroglyphs, Pictographs, and Cave Drawings From Around the World

There are many spiral petroglyphs, pictographs, and cave drawings from around the world that also are associated with devils, goats, and horned creatures.

Werner Herzog: Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Cave drawings from an estimated years ago. Lascaux Cave Paintings, Chauvet Cave, History Of Drawing, Art History, Paleolithic Art, Cave Drawings, Werner Herzog, Art Premier, Art Sculpture

What Does the World’s Oldest Art Say About Us?

From 2008: Judith Thurman on visiting the Chauvet cave, in south-central France, which contains the earliest known paintings, from at least thirty-two thousand years ago.

Red spots in Chauvet Cave, c. BCE made with the hard part of the human palm. They have found these were made by a six foot person with a slightly crooked finger! Chauvet Cave, Paleolithic Period, Cave Drawings, The Ancient One, Rock Of Ages, Stone Age, Ancient Artifacts, Rock Art, Painted Rocks

Cave to Canvas

Anything and everything art history. From Lascaux to Toulouse-Lautrec, Raphael to Rodin, and Klimt...

<b>DESIGNING ANCESTORS</b> Engraved patterns on a mussel shell, shown in close-up, were made by Homo erectus on the island of Java at least years ago, researchers say. Tempera, Fresco, Art Rupestre, Post Mortem, Art Ancien, Early Humans, Archaeological Discoveries, Old Art, Prehistory

Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500,000-year-old shell

Homo erectus on Java was already using shells of freshwater mussels as tools half a million years ago, and as a 'canvas' for an engraving. The discovery of an engraved geometrical pattern on one of the shells came as a total surprise. The zig zag pattern, that can only be seen with oblique lighting, is clearly older than the weathering processes on the shell arising from fossilization.

“ The Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave, discovered near the Gorges de l’Ardèche (Southern France) in is now considered by archaeologists to be one of the most significant prehistoric art. Chauvet Cave, Lascaux, Art 33, Stone Age Art, Art Rupestre, Cave Drawings, Animal Drawings, Werner Herzog, Art Ancien

Rinoceronte - 36000 anni fa - tizzoni su parete rocciosa - Grotta di Chauvet, Francia.