Ideas tagged with neolithic art

Cups And Rings Stones: Representations Of Clan Structure

Fertility was so valued by the first farmers that a seed became the symbol for a human life. Neolithic Britons may have believed life's purpose was connected to proliferation, both here and beyond, in the stars. The symbols on the Cups and Ring Stones found throughout the UK, appear to be der...

By Erica Neumann

Stonehenge A Neolithic Beacon: Design Imitates Star

When lit from within with one large fire or multiple fires, and observed from above, the standing stones that comprise Stonehenge split the light rays creating a radiating effect similar in appearance to a star. ( Attachment) Neolithic People did not know what stars were and may have related ...

By Erica Neumann