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60 Cards in this Set

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Lion-Human (Age)
30,000 - 26,000 BCE
Lion-Human (Medium)
Mammoth Tusk
Lion-Human (Style)
Relief Sculpture?
Lion-Human (Location)
Germany (Hohlenstein-Stadel)
Lion-Human (Height)
About a Foot (11 3/8 inches)
Woman from Willendorf (Age)
24,000 BCE
Woman from Willendorf (Material)
Limestone, originally covered with red ochre
Woman from Willendorf (Location)
Woman from Willendorf (Height)
Approx. 4 inches
Woman from Willendorf (Significance)
The artist may have been expressing fertility or health
Woman from Ostrava- Petrkovice (Age)
23,000 BCE
Woman from Ostrava- Petrkovice (Location)
Czech Republic/Found in an oval house stockpiked with flint and hematite (iron oxide) by the hearth
Woman from Ostrava- Petrkovice (Size)
2 inches
Woman from Ostrava- Petrkovice (Significance)
Was found near the hearth (not sure why) and may represent youth or athleticism
Woman from Ostrava- Petrkovice (Style)
Straight lines/Straight Figure
Woman from Brassempouy (Age)
30,000 BCE
Woman from Brassempouy (Location)
Woman from Brassempouy (Style)
Abstract (Meant to be recognizable, but not exact replications of nature/Reduction of Shapes and Appearances)
Woman from Brassempouy (Size)
1 1/4 inches
Woman from Brassempouy (Material)
Mammoth Tusk/Ivory (Interior of the Tusk)
Woman from Dolni Vestonice (Age)
22,000 BCE
Woman from Dolni Vestonice (Location)
Czech Republic
Woman from Dolni Vestonice (Materials)
Clay and Ash (Fired)
Woman from Dolni Vestonice (Style)
Additive Process (Clay) and then Subtractive Process (Cutting)/Triangular Shape
Woman from Dolni Vestonice (Significance)
May have been cracked deliberately in a ritual
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Location)
Peche Merle Cave: Dordogne, France
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Age)
25,000 - 15,000 BCE (The Horses were painted and then the Hands)
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Material)
Paint on Limestone
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Significance)
Could show rocks being thrown at the horses
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Style)
The hands use positive and negative imagery.
Spotted Horses & Painted Hands (Size)
Horses are about 5 Ft.
Hall of Bulls, Cave of Lascaux (Age)
15,000 BCE
Hall of Bulls, Cave of Lascaux (Location)
Dordogne, France
Hall of Bulls, Cave of Lascaux (Materials)
Paint on Limestone
Hall of Bulls, Cave of Lascaux (Style)
Twisted Perspective
Hall of Bulls, Cave of Lascaux (Size)
The largest Bull is about 18 Ft.
Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux (Age)
15,000 BCE
Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux (Material)
Paint on Limestone
Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux (Significance)
May tell a story- the Bison has been disemboweled and will soon die- there is a wooly rhinoceros to the man's left. This may represent the image of a shaman
Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux (Size)
Length is about 9 Ft.
Bird-Headed Man with Bison, Lascaux (Style)
Twisted Perspective
Bison, Cave of Altamira (Location)
Bison, Cave of Altamira (Age)
12,000 BCE
Bison, Cave of Altamira (Size)
About 8 Ft.
Bison, Cave of Altamira (Material)
Paint on Limestone
Bison, Cave of Altamira (Style)
Artist used natural irregularities in the cave to create the shapes of the animals/Ability to create light and dark
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Age)
13,000 BCE
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Location)
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Size)
Bison are about 25 Inches
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Style)
Modeled in very high relief
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Material)
Unbaked Clay
Bison Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Significance)
Found with many footpronts- could be that rituals took place here
Coyote from Tequixquiac (Age)
10,000 BCE
Coyote from Tequixquiac (Material)
Hipbone of a Camelid
Coyote from Tequixquiac (Location)
Coyote from Tequixquiac (Discovered by)
Mariano Barcina)
Mammoth Bone House (Age)
16,000 - 10,000 BCE
Mammoth Bone House (Location)
Mammoth Bone House (Materials)
Mammoth skulls, pelvic bones, shoulder blades, jawbones and tusks
Mammoth Bone House (Significance)
Debate over whether this is architecture/Used as Shelter on the Plains where there were no caves