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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Mesopotamian Lapis Amulet in the shape of a Frog New York | Amulets    Date:  > 3500 BC, 3500 BC - 2500 BC Culture:  Mesopotamian Category:  Amulets, Animals Medium:  Stone   ...

Mesopotamian Lapis Amulet in the shape of a Frog New York | Amulets Date: > 3500 BC, 3500 BC - 2500 BC Culture: Mesopotamian Category: Amulets, Animals Medium: Stone ...

Human-headed winged bull (lamassu) [Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia] (32.143.2)

Human-headed winged bull (lamassu) [Excavated at Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), northern Mesopotamia] (32.143.2)

HELLENISTIC GREEK HEAD OF A YOUNG GIRL:       DATE:  2nd Century BC   CULTURE:  Greek, Hellenistic Greek  CATEGORY:  Sculpture  MEDIUM:  Terracotta

HELLENISTIC GREEK HEAD OF A YOUNG GIRL: DATE: 2nd Century BC CULTURE: Greek, Hellenistic Greek CATEGORY: Sculpture MEDIUM: Terracotta

witchcraft sigils and meanings | The designing of sigils is a noble and ancient art, any demon worth ...

witchcraft sigils and meanings | The designing of sigils is a noble and ancient art, any demon worth ...

Important Egyptian Faience Baboon. Early Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, circa 664-525 BC. This and more important ancient art for sale on CuratorsEye.com

Important Egyptian Faience Baboon. Early Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, circa 664-525 BC. This and more important ancient art for sale on CuratorsEye.com

Greek Blue Glass Carinated Bowl | 1st Century BC, 1st Century AD | Price $10,500.00 | Greek | Glass | Vessels | eTiquities by Phoenix Ancient Art

Greek Blue Glass Carinated Bowl | 1st Century BC, 1st Century AD | Price $10,500.00 | Greek | Glass | Vessels | eTiquities by Phoenix Ancient Art