This lesson gives an overview of prehistoric art.
Image of Woman of Willendorf, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Willendorf-Venus-1468.jpg; Image of Woman of Brassempouy, PD-1923, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Venus_of_Brassempouy.jpg.
The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and analysis of artifacts.
An object made by a human being, in particular an object of historical or cultural importance.
Early stage of prehistory characterized by the development of stone tools, sculpted figures, and paintings on cave walls.
A type of sculpture that is completely free-standing, not attached to a flat surface.
A sculpture technique that uses a process of cutting into a flat surface i.e. wood, stone or material, by chiseling or gouging.
An image that remains in the mind of something previously experienced.
The process of extracting parts of an idea or concept not specific or detailed.