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Prehistoric Art

Prehistoric Art

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will provide an overview of the prehistoric period.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Archaeology

    The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and analysis of artifacts.

  • Artifacts

    An object made by a human being, in particular an object of historical or cultural importance.

  • Paleolithic

    Early stage of prehistory characterized by the development of stone tools, sculpted figures, and paintings on cave walls.

  • Sculpture in the Round

    A type of sculpture that is completely free-standing, not attached to a flat surface.

  • Relief Sculpture

    A sculpture technique that uses a process of cutting into a flat surface i.e. wood, stone or material, by chiseling or gouging.

  • Memory Image

    An image that remains in the mind of something previously experienced.

  • Abstraction

    The process of extracting parts of an idea or concept not specific or detailed.