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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Spotlight Art – History – Painting – Cueva de las Manos – The Cave of Hands – Argentina

The image depicts a photograph titled The Cave Hands of Argentina - photographer unstated. The work is a colour photo of.the ancient stencilled hands found on the cave walls at Cueva de las Manos, Argentina.

Cueva de las Manos – The Cave of Hands – Argentina

Hand stencils dating from c. 11,000 BCE – 7500 BCE and created by early Argentinian hunter gatherers.

Out of the darkness
Yesterdays tales unravel
The voices of hands

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Poem Attribution – Goff James – Out of the Darkness

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