30k-9k bc; Old-Stone, greek P.
Animals IN PROFILE
'Middle' Stone Age M.
Intense food gathering
Taming of the dog
8K-2,300 bc; New Stone Age N.
Agriculture; WHEEL; WRITING
MonuMental sculptures; Stone Architecture
Images project from its background
-1st: Laussel woman
-Venus of Willendorf
-Bison w/turned head
A story or narrated account
-1st: Well scene
A convention of representation in which part of a figure is shown IN PROFILE and another part of the same figure is shown FRONTALLY; also called Composite View
optical vs. descriptive
'Twisted Perspective' P.
Optical is a fixed view vs.
Descriptive 'the concept'
any of a class of natural earths, ranging in color from pale yellow to reddish yellow
RADIOCARBONDATING a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
12-11k bc, P.
-BISON or group of Bison
1st cave painting, IN PROFILE
1879 by 5 yr old
Like Namibian stone plaque: 10k yrs before
Lascaux caves of Dordogne Valley, Montignac, France
#1 Paleolithic art; 2000+ images
1st NARRATIVE ART (-Well)-hall
TWISTED PERSPECTIVE, Descriptive approach vs optical
Colored silhouette & outline alone
22k bc, P.
Spotted Horses w/ hand print
?chosen for horse's form in rock
7k bc; Oldest Neolithic Comm. N.
1st stone FORTification; no mortar
BEGIN of MONUMENTAL Architecture
7k-5k bc N.
1st true city, agriculture, trading, temples, housing, and religions
2550k-1600 bc N.
Salisbury plain, England
#1 MEGALITHIC Monument
97'Dia x 24' Trilithons
Neolithic architecture employing MEGALITHS
Formed of one Lg. standing stone; Menhir
One Lg. standing stone; Monolith
Stone circle, celtic; also called a henge.
ROCK SLAB; sits on Menhirs