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Umetnostna zgodovina bo morala vnesti popravke v svoje prvo poglavje: izkazalo se je namreč, da so jamske slikarije iz Indonezije v resnici stare 40 tisoč let, več kot do zdaj najstarejši primerki ...

Umetnostna zgodovina bo morala vnesti popravke v svoje prvo poglavje: izkazalo se je namreč, da so jamske slikarije iz Indonezije v resnici stare 40 tisoč let, več kot do zdaj najstarejši primerki ...

Paleolithic Art, Roucadour cave Themines, Quercy, Lot, France.  Attributed to the oldest phase of Paleolithic Art in Quercy, c. 28,000-24,000 years BP.  All known prehistoric sites that have been discovered, have trails that lead to near and distant hematite deposits. Historians have deduced that the impetus behind all mining activities was a need for ochre pigments. Cave dwellers might have traveled as far as 25 miles to obtain iron earth pigments for their paint in the Lascaux area.

Paleolithic Art, Roucadour cave Themines, Quercy, Lot, France. Attributed to the oldest phase of Paleolithic Art in Quercy, c. 28,000-24,000 years BP. All known prehistoric sites that have been discovered, have trails that lead to near and distant hematite deposits. Historians have deduced that the impetus behind all mining activities was a need for ochre pigments. Cave dwellers might have traveled as far as 25 miles to obtain iron earth pigments for their paint in the Lascaux area.

Détail des mains peintes dans la grotte d'El Castillo (Crédit photo: Pedro Saura)

Détail des mains peintes dans la grotte d'El Castillo (Crédit photo: Pedro Saura)

Early Humans Made Animated Art 			How Paleolithic artists used fire to set the world’s oldest art in motion.

Early Humans Made Animated Art How Paleolithic artists used fire to set the world’s oldest art in motion.

We learned that the Aborigines of Australia used a chalky white powder to paint cave walls as a way of showing things that are important to them and their history.

We learned that the Aborigines of Australia used a chalky white powder to paint cave walls as a way of showing things that are important to them and their history.

EGYPT Wadi el Obeyied. Handprints. #egypt #africanrockart http://africanrockart.org/tara-african-rock-art-photo-gallery/egypt/

EGYPT Wadi el Obeyied. Handprints. #egypt #africanrockart http://africanrockart.org/tara-african-rock-art-photo-gallery/egypt/

Leaving a Mark - Paleolithic cave paintings in Argentina. In Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands) in Patagonia, people decorated cave walls with handprints at least 9,000 years ago.

Leaving a Mark - Paleolithic cave paintings in Argentina. In Cueva de las Manos (Cave of the Hands) in Patagonia, people decorated cave walls with handprints at least 9,000 years ago.

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