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The art of the stone age: forty thousand years of rock art

The art of the stone age: forty thousand years of rock art

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Prehistoric.,
  • Cave paintings.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Hans-Georg Bandi [and others] translated from the German by Ann E. Keep.
    SeriesArt of the world, a series of regional histories of the visual arts,, 5
    ContributionsBandi, Hans Georg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5310 .S683 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5338782M
    ISBN 100416945406
    LC Control Number72192340
    OCLC/WorldCa508816

      "That's kind of my gut feeling," says Prof Stringer. "The basis for this art was th years ago; it may even have been there in Africa bef years ago and it spread with modern. WHO MOVED THE STONE? By. I tried to picture to myself what would happen if some two thousand years hence a great controversy should arise about one who was the center of a criminal trial, say, in By that time most of the essential documents would have passed into oblivion. such as that which forty years later laid the city in ruins.

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    Two thousand years ago, artworks of astonishing variety were being created in far-flung regions of the world. Although some of the cultures flourishing in the Year One, such as that of Rome, are well known, others may be less familiar. Chronology is especially important here because Ice Age art was not the outpouring of a single culture. Rather, it spanned a period of over twenty thousand years within which several cultures, as recognized by their technological traditions--archaeologists' normal touchstone--came and went.


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Like generations before her, she has teetered under heavy bags of stone, pounded Released on: Aug   Rock (Art) of Ages: Indonesian Cave Paintings Years Old Cave paintings of animals and hand stencils in Sulawesi, Indonesia, seem to be as old as similar cave art in Europe.

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Rock art stretches in time from more than forty thousand to less than forty years ago and can be found from the Arctic Circle to the tip of South America, from the caves of southern France to the American Southwest. Forty thousand years later, standing here in the torchlight feels like witnessing a spark or a birth, a sign of something new in the universe.

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All dates are approximate subject to revision based on new discoveries or analyses. During the Old Stone Age, between thirty-seven thousand and eleven thousand years ago, some of the most remarkable art ever conceived was etched or painted on the walls of caves in southern France.

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Over fifteen thousand years later, the Imperium of Man still uses what technology remains from the Dark Age, but ascribes its functions to machine spirits. Uniquely, the Dark Age of Technology is ancient from the perspective of Warham, which takes place sometime around the yCE.

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