History of Art

Lessons:

  Africa

  Cave Art

  Egyptian Art

  Greek Art

 Mesopotiamian

  Middle Ages
     Art

  Middle Ages
   Architecture

  Roman Art


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cave Art Lesson

The following is a lesson on Cave Art of Early Man.  The lesson has follow-up questions and additional links are included for more study and illustrations.  

    The earliest form of art, which has survived, is often referred to as "Cave Art."  It has been found around the world from Europe, Australia, Africa, and China, as well as other places.  This type of art typically depicted animals, but also included humans, weapons, crude maps, and symbols.  

The following pictures are from Cave at Lascaux, France: 

 

 

Cave Art Page 2

 

African Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 Cave Art Lesson 1 2 3 4
 Mesopotamia Art Lesson 1 2   Egyptian Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5
Greek Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5    Roman Art Lesson 1 2 3
Middle Ages Art 1 2 3 4 5 6   Middle Ages Architecture 1 2 3 4 5