Women In Prehistoric Art Research Paper by The Research Group

Women In Prehistoric Art
Discusses images of women in Paleolithic society.
# 24769 | 4,500 words | 20 sources | 2002 | US


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Discusses images of women in Paleolithic society. How depictions of women in prehistoric art can determine the traditions and lifestyles of their society. Features of the images found in caves and grottoes and figurines. Women as symbols of fertility, as matriarchs who ruled over their domestic environment. Specific examples.

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"I. Introduction

Since the early discoveries of prehistoric art in the mid-19th century, scholars and archaeologists have sought to determine the functions and the significance of art in Paleolithic society. The uncovering of artistic images in caves and grottoes, along with figurines of various shapes and sizes, provides clues to the lives, culture, language and myths of prehistoric people. The emergence of the aesthetic perception of the prehistoric people from a strictly utilitarian lifestyle also offers evidence of how the human brain has developed over the centuries.
In this paper, the depictions of women in prehistoric art will be used to determine the traditions and lifestyles of prehistoric people in ..."

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