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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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

Owl Petroglyph in Kane Creek Canyon, Utah. Owl's are symbolic of wisdom. it is also the bird of Caladan

Owl Petroglyph in Kane Creek Canyon, Utah. Owl's are symbolic of wisdom. it is also the bird of Caladan

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)

Aboriginal Rock Art ( some of the art has been acurately dated at 15,000 years old however a lot of Australian Aboriginal Rock Art is suspected to be up to 50,000 years old) - Bing Images

Aboriginal Rock Art ( some of the art has been acurately dated at 15,000 years old however a lot of Australian Aboriginal Rock Art is suspected to be up to 50,000 years old) - Bing Images

Ancient art ... Scary one as well ...

Tibetan engraved human skull

Ancient art ... Scary one as well ...

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.

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

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

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