Groß Pampau, GR, c. 500,000 BP, Other Animals / i)pampbird2

Identified as 'sitting bird'.

Comment: Birds appear to be frequently depicted in Early and Middle Paleolithic protoart, sometimes sitting and sometimes in flight.

Photo © Archaeologische Berichten. Collection Ursel Benekendorff. The site is documented in Benekendorff, U. (1990). From the information recorder stone to a picture book of the stone age. Archaeologische Berichten 20:14-28 and 43-65 (Elst, NL).

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