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* Red and Black African figurine through 9000 years worldwide

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  • Marc Washington
    To see the images associated with the text below, click this link: http://www.beforebc.de/Made.by.Humankind/Human.Animal.RockArt/02-15-i-000-10 .html BLACK AND
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      To see the images associated with the text below, click this link:

      http://www.beforebc.de/Made.by.Humankind/Human.Animal.RockArt/02-15-i-000-10.html

       

      BLACK AND RED FIGURINE (IN PAIRS!!) IN AFRICAN ART WORLDWIDE OVER A 9,OOO YEAR PERIOD.

       

      For at least 9000 years worldwide, artists portraying African figures have used the same red ochre and black charcoal crayons, portrayed figures of the same miniature size, and traversed two identical phases. The first phase in (blue background) showed the slender, gracile, unclothed body, & featureless face while the second phase depicted clothed individuals with articulated facial features (yellow background). These yellow-blue pairs appear in Africa (1, 2), the Ancient Near East (3, 4), the Americas (5, 6, 7), and Europe (8, 9). Only  in China (10) do we have the tiny, red & black figurine in phase one alone and not phase two (at least I have not seen any yet). There are two possibilities regarding this artistic pairing spanning nearly 10,000 years: a deca-millennium (and perhaps the plethora of figurine art standing for thousands of years in Egypt’s prehistoric environment before its hieroglyphics strung these lone action figures into strings of thought; the world’s 1st writing).The 1st possibility is that this was done independently in each location. The 2nd is that these conventions originated in Africa (2) and spread to Diyala, Mesopotamia (4), Bonampak, in Mexico (7), and Strasbourg, Alsace, France (9). Is there a 3rd option? 

       

      Nearly 400 pages of worldwide African (black) history before Columbus, before the West, and before Christ from:

       

      http://www.beforebc.org/AfricanaResources/AfricanaResources/index.of.pages.html

       

      Marc Washington

      Budapest, Hungary

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