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ZOOMORPHIC AND GEOMETRIC PAINTINGS ON CERAMIC JARS IN THE POST-PALEOLITHIC




Fig. F59) Deer painted on a ceramic jar.
Style very imaginative and so are the proportions between the horns and the body of the animal.
Note the difference of skill between the workmanship of the jar and the painting.
In pottery, to the painted figures of animals and men are generally associated geometric decorations. Bronze Age, around 6000 years ago. Age: Siyalk III, Iran.



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