Subjectivity in Stone Age art works such as figure stones, engravings, sculptures, effigies and curated manuports. See how images and icons have been realized in portable rock media since the dawn of humanity. Here, archaeologists and art historians are becoming aware of these forsaken artifacts. “And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in every thing." -in W. Shakespeare, As You Like It, 1599.
Denisovan Ancestry in East Eurasian and Native American Populations
Perhaps an Ice Age child held this mask to her face and pretended to be the pointy-chinned character. Independent figure stone researcher Jan van Es of The Netherlands has noted the probable symbolic significance of the pairing of the triangle and circle as seen in the stone work to create the two eyes here.