Prehistoric art of the Western Mediterranean and the Sahara.

by Wartenstein Symposium on Rock Art of Western Mediterranean and Sahara (1960 Wartenstein Castle)

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Louis Pericot García and Eduardo Ripoll Perelló.
SeriesViking Fund publications in anthropology,, no. 39
ContributionsPericot García, Luis, 1899- ed., Ripoll Perelió, Eduardo, ed.
LC ClassificationsN5310 .W3 1960a
The Physical Object
Pagination xiv, 262 p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5954801M
LC Control Number65028748

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Garcia, Luis Pericot, Eduardo Ripoll Perello. In the history of art, prehistoric art is all art produced in preliterate, prehistorical cultures beginning somewhere in very late geological history, and generally continuing until that culture either develops writing or other methods of record-keeping, or makes significant contact with another culture that has, and that makes some record of major historical events.

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Northern Africa (UN subregion). Humans make art. We do this for many reasons and with whatever technologies are available to us. Prehistoric art refers artifacts made before there was a written record. Long before the oldest written languages were developed, people had become expert at creating forms that were both practical and beautiful.

The earliest art comes from the. The next oldest prehistoric art from the Lower Paleolithic comes almost at the end of the period. Two primitive figurines - the Venus of Berekhat Ram (found on the Golan Heights) and the Venus of Tan-Tan (discovered in Morocco) were dated to between roughlyandBCE (the former is more ancient).

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1 A term suggested by Pericot and Breuil to refer to rock engravings in North West of the Mediterranean peninsula. See: F. Ripoll-Perelló, 'Proceedings of the Wartenstein Symposium on Rock Art of western Mediterranean and Sahara', in: L.P.

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North of the Sahara is the Mediterranean Sea. Mori, F. () Some aspects of the rock-art of the Acacus (Fezzan Sahara) and data regarding it. In J. Pericot Garcia & E. Ripoll Perello (eds.) Prehistoric Rock Art of the Western Mediterranean and the Sahara (Barcelona: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research) Buy Prehistory of the Western Sahara (): A Synthesis of Fieldwork, to NHBS - Jo Clarke, Nick Brooks, Oxbow Books.

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