TYPES OF STONE AGE ART
Images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving or abrading. The Driekopseiland site near Kimberley, Northern Cape.
Images painted or drawn onto the rock surface such as the Chauvet Cave paintings in France (ABOVE).
3 PREHISTORIC SCULPTURE
Small statues such as the Venus of Willendorf, relief sculptures (sculpture still attached to a background) such as Roc-aux-Sorciers in France, and ivory carvings such as the Lion Man of Hohlenstein-Stadel (LEFT).
4 MEGALITHIC ART
Art carved onto large stones that have been arranged in a pattern such as Stonehenge in England (ABOVE).