26 April 2014

"Birds in flight" from Arkansas, Ohio and the German Swabian Alps show a consistency of art forms despite geographic distance and different raw materials

 "Bird in flight" coarse stone figure identified by Jeff Vincent, Mammoth Springs, Arkansas

Hohle Fels (Hollow Rock), Germany archaeological site carved mammoth ivory "bird in flight" figure, ca. 33,000 to 31,000 BP. (Image has been flipped for a more direct comparison to the birds from Arkansas and Ohio)

"Bird in flight" flint figure, made of Vanport chert, Flint Ridge, Ohio, identified by Ken Johnston in an earlier posting on this blog

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