Essays Tagged: "cave art"

Geographic and Temporal Range of Cave Art

Geographic and Temporal Range of Cave ArtThe people of the upper Paleolithic left behind manyclues to how they lived and what they di ... em, they have left clues to why they did what they did.The clues are in the art they left behind in caves.Dates, Styles, and Geographic RangeUpper Paleolithic art is comprised of at least threeperiods ... ourhan, 1967:493).See chart 1 (Leroi-Gourhan, 1967:493)The art of the Aurignacian does not exist in caves, it isfound on small bone fragments and stone slabs. They show earlyattempts at representaion ...

(8 pages) 175 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Cave Art

Cave ART At the foot of a cliff in the Ardèche Gorges, in south-eastern France, amateur spele ... s, in south-eastern France, amateur speleologists discovered the world's oldest painted prehistoric cave. Discovered on December 18, 1994, this cave features art that dates back thirty-one thousand ye ... arie Chauvet, Eliette Brunel-Deschamps and Christian Hillaire, were the amateurs who discovered the cave that has come to be known simply as the Chauvet cave. The explorers were in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, ...

(2 pages) 78 1 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

A Brief Summary of Western Art and Religion Before the 15th Century

Prehistoric Art:Palaeolithic cave art has been found through much of Europe and Africa. Its artists used mineral oxide pigments s ... a. Its artists used mineral oxide pigments such as Black and Red Manganese and carved pictures into cave walls and ceilings to leave their mark. Initially, it was thought that since most of the depict ... s to leave their mark. Initially, it was thought that since most of the depictions were of animals--cave paintings were part of Shamanic rituals to "draw in" the spirits of the animals being hunted so ...

(8 pages) 82 0 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Caveman

Caveman existed millions of years ago. But today, we owe them, many of the inventions/tools that tak ... we owe them, many of the inventions/tools that take part in our everyday lives. We can say that the caveman are the true creators of many small things like blades and knives, which date back to 2 mill ... uch as different lifestyles, protection, housing, and art.Without the small, but critical steps the caveman took towards a better and easier way of life, we would not have advanced and gotten to where ...

(2 pages) 564 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cave Arts

Cave ART At the foot of a cliff in the Ardèche Gorges, in south-eastern France, amateur spele ... s, in south-eastern France, amateur speleologists discovered the world's oldest painted prehistoric cave. Discovered on December 18, 1994, this cave features art that dates back thirty-one thousand ye ... arie Chauvet, Eliette Brunel-Deschamps and Christian Hillaire, were the amateurs who discovered the cave that has come to be known simply as the Chauvet cave. The explorers were in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays