Paleolithic in Europe. c.25,000-20,000 BCE. Known as Venuses. Traditionally these figures have been viewed for fertility, for childbearing, and exaggeration of certain parts of the body relate to reproduction.
Paleolithic in Europe. c. 15,000-13,000 BCE. Cave painting, animal life size. The caves surfaces gives the animals of a form of 3D, it made made b4 the development of writing and their function is unknown.
Neolithic in Britain. c.2750-1300 BCE. Constructed in 4 stages. Maybe raised on a series of levers. Single large block is known as a megalith. Upright stone-Menhir. When in a row-cromlech. Arrangement reveals celestial events for neolithic people.
Nok, Africa. c.600BCE-250 BCE. Fired, burnished Terra-cotta. Heads were powerfully abstracted. Their meaning is unknown, but argued that some of them were finials to decorate secular, civic, or sacred architecture.
Cycladic. c.2500 BCE. Marble. Assosiate with funerary practices, are not freestanding, they are found lying down in grave sites. most are female but meaning is unknown.
Vessel. . c. 3200-3000 BCE. The reliefs celebrate the goddess of fertility through offerings of fruit. A reminder of public events full of chants, music, and movement.