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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT200Y1
Professor
Christopher Watts
Semester
Winter

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ANT100Y: Introduction to Anthropology October 8, 2009 New Ideas, New Worlds Cro-Magnon upper Paleolithic peoples of Europe Cro-Magnon Art o Distribution: North Africa to Siberia Major concentrations in SW France, Northern Spain, centraleastern Europe o Types Parietal (cave) engraved and painted animals (bison, horse, wild boar, ibex are common) humans, negative depiction of hands, and geometric shapes ochre, hematite, charcoal used as pigments Open air (petrrogylphs) very rare! Mobiliary (portable) many different media e.g. clay, wood, boneantler only a small portion of which survives today engraved antler, bone and ivory objects often intricately carved Venus figurines one class that is widespread and enigmatic fertility cult ? o Key Sites Most famous site: Lascaux (SW France, Dordogne) Horses, bulls and ibex most common depictions Interpretations: Henri Breuil hunting magic David Lewis-Williams work of shamans Chantal Jeugues-Wolkiewiez abstract images as star charts o Coa Valley Archaeological Park (documentary) UNESCO world heritage site in NE Portugal Thousands of open-air engravings (petrrogylphs) www.notesolution.com
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