Spotlight Art – History – Painting – Coldstream Burial Stone – Makapansgat Cave – Iziko Museums of South Africa, Social History Collections – Cape Town -South Africa

The IMAGE depicts a STONE PAINTING titled COLDSTREAM BURIAL STONE, ARTIST UNKNOWN. The image supports the POEM  ART OF THE SHADOWS written by the POET GOFF JAMES.

Coldstream Burial Stone – Makapansgat Cave – Iziko Museums of South Africa, Social History Collections – Cape Town -South Africa

Three elongated figures, in black, white and red pigments, on a painted pebble c. 40,000? BCE – 6000? BCE and created by an early African hunter gatherer.

Art of the shadows
Painted on an ancient stone
Honouring the gods

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Poem Attribution – Goff James – Art of the Shadows

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