Chapter 2 Class 6 History - Early Humans I

A lot of paintings show hunting scenes in which the animals are shown struck with arrows and spears. Why do you think early humans made such paintings?



Answer to be written in the exam:

  • Early rock paintings are ancient artworks that were created by early humans on rocks and cave walls using natural pigments like ochre, charcoal, and mud.

  •  These paintings are some of the oldest known forms of human artistic expression , and they provide important clues about how early humans lived and communicated.

  • Because of the following reasons, many paintings depict hunting scenes in which animals are represented being struck by arrows and spares.
    • To educate others about a way of life.
    • To demonstrate their dominance and mastery over animals.
    • To create memories for the tribes of the future.  
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