Unit 1 Prehistoric Art: Australia, 50,000BCE

Things to think about as you start Prehistoric Art

ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ON A SEPERATE PIECE OF PAPER EVEN IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER . SOMETHING DIFFERENT HAPPENS WHEN YOU WRITE THE ANSWER ON A PIECE OF PAPER   These are

1. Introduction – Australia

The paintings we see below have been called “The Bradshaw Paintings.”                                   Please try to imagine yourself

2. Maps for Australia

The paintings you are about to see are multi-colored. The source of these colors is the rocks in this cave. These paintings have been dated to 50,000 B.C. or older. They were

3. Australia, 50,000BCE

    Bradshaw or Gwon Gwon Rock and Cave Art of the Kimberley mountains. Permission given www.bradshawfoundation.com The Aboriginals themselves refer to the Bradshaw paintings as “rubbish paintings: before our time” Grahame Walsh The story