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Kirtland Community College Library N 5310 .D38 2017 30775305527187 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780500204351
  • ISBN: 0500204357
  • Physical Description: print
    256 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Discovery -- The methods of cave art research -- The beginnings of art -- The earliest art of modern humans -- The art of the Ice Age in Western Europe -- Beyond the European Ice Age.
Summary, etc.: In pictures and words, David tells the story of this mysterious world of decorated caves, from the oldest known "painting kits", found virtually intact after their use 100,000 years ago in South Africa, to the magnificent murals of the European Ice Age that are so famous today. Showcasing the most astounding discoveries made in the past 150 years of archaeological exploration, Cave Art explores these creative achievements, from our remotest ancestors to recent times, and what they tell us about the human past and ourselves today.
Subject: Art, Prehistoric
Cave paintings
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