Cave paintings of the Early Stone Age: The early writings of modern man

  title={Cave paintings of the Early Stone Age: The early writings of modern man},
  author={Flip G. Droste},
  pages={155 - 165}
Abstract That the wall paintings of the Early Stone Age, more particularly Upper Paleolithic, are more than mere forms of artistry has been widely acknowledged by now. Investigations into their background have resulted in interpretations as diverse as hunting scenes and metaphysical connotations. From a technical point of view the paintings appear to be more than a picture gallery. The animals painted, rather than being images are carriers of messages, language-like in nature. As vehicles of… 

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