Fresco of a fisherman from the bronze age excavation of the minoan town Akrotiri on the greek island of Santorini

Minoan fresco of a fisherman from the Bronze Age excavation of the Minoan town Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini.

Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around 12,000 BC.

See real cave art. Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around BC.

ANCIENT ART.  Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros.

Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros. I chose this piece because it is a classic example of greek painting and tells an important story.

Prehistoric cave painting- 35,000 years ago.  -Animals were important for very basic reasons in this time period. They were used for food, clothes, tools, and most interactions between them and humans remained primal.  -Depicted as flat, basic earth tones, usually through daily life scenes, such as the hunters above.

The Altamira cave paintings

Earliest evidence of bow and arrow use is found in eastern Spain rock carvings. This painting in a southwestern France cave complex dates back to BCE and shows hunters' use of bows and arrows during the Stone Age.

Cave paintings are absolutely fascinating. This one is just gorgeous. Humans have always had a streak of artistic talent. More

Primitive And Descriptive Cave Paintings

Original Cave Art Original Acrylic Wildlife Paintings and Primitive Cave Art Paintings by Laurel Barbieri - The Primitive Wildlife and Cave Art of

Meteor Shaman, San Rafael Swell, SE Utah; photo by John Mumaw

photo by John Mumaw.[Pictograph depicts a shaman holding a snake as spirit images fly about.

Paleolithic hand stencils from the cave at Lascaux, France. 25-30,000 years old.

These paleolithic hand stencils from La Cueva de las Manos ( spanish for cave of hands (Santa Cruz, Argentina). The cave paintings date from to years ago.

Wings of Stone--This heron petroglyph is located in an isolated and rarely visited area in the Colorado Plateau, so it has not suffered any vandalism. It has about an 8 ft. length and a 6ft. wingspan.

Ancient Pueblo-anasazi Rock Art Wings of Stone--This heron petroglyph is located in an isolated and rarely visited area, so it has not suffered any vandalism.

Minoan art: Ancient Greece <- this is so modern and gorgeous! Hard to believe it is ancient. Just beautiful.

Minoan Octopus Vase 'I'd like to be/under the sea/in an octopus's garden/with you' - I can't help it, I hear this every time I see this vase

Ancient Precolumbian double-headed sculpture, found in the area surrounding the Gulf Coast of Mexico

"Remojadas Double-Faced, Triple-Eyed Head" Culture: Pre-Columbian, Classic period of the Veracruz, Mexico Date:

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History | Altamira Caves in Spain

The Altamira cave paintings

Prehistoric Cave painting from 35000 years ago. The question is, what were they trying to depict in this piece of Ancient Art History? (The question is, had they discovered hallucinogens years ago?

Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea. Fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

The Goddess Flora Picking Flowers by the Sea (fresco found in the ruins of Pompeii).

6. Egyptians; left one is wearing a Hemhemet crown and the one on the right is wearing a War Crown.

A Study of the Statue of Amenhemhatankh

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