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All of these except __________ are depicted at Lascaux.
Bronze is a mixture of copper and __________.
__________ has the oldest pieces of art of these ancient sites.
The technique of __________ is closely allied to that of ceramics
What aspect of many of the buildings at Çatalhöyük connected them to the community’s sense of past, present, and future?
bodies buried under the floors
There is an elaborate passage grave at __________.
__________ is a technique for weaving branches into a basket-like pattern.
Wattle and daub
A few special burials found in present-day __________ contained gold and copper artifacts.
Radiometric dating is a form of __________ dating.
A __________ is a circle of stones or posts.
__________ is a term used to refer to pottery fragments.
The cave paintings from Altamira are from the __________ Paleolithic Period
The “pot revolution” marked a shift from a reliance on containers made of __________ to containers made of made of clay.
textile, skin, and wood
Prehistoric sculptures and paintings seemingly did all of the following except __________
serve as art for its own sake
When a house at sites such as Lepenski Vir was no longer to be lived in, it would be__________.
Representational images begin to appear in the archaeological record about __________.
38,000 years ago
__________ are the most common artifacts found in excavation of prehistoric settlements.
Fragments of low-fired ceramics
The name __________ Period comes from Greek, meaning “old stone.”
Jomon pottery is from present-day __________.
The potter’s wheel first appeared in _________.
Metals were first used for __________.
An unusual technique probably used by cave painters was __________.
spray painting with the mouth
The oldest known site of prehistoric cave painting is __________.
It is likely that the Woman from Willendorf had a function associated with the idea of __________.
__________ aims to determine a precise span of calendar years in which an artifact was created.
The only entrance to the House in Çatalhöyük was through the __________.
All of these except __________ are examples of “large stone” or megalithic architecture.
Lepenski Vir House
The __________ was a spearthrower used by prehistoric hunters.
The layer of ash at Çatalhöyük seems to have resulted from a __________.
Woman from __________ is only 1-1/4-inch tall.