UP Gallery #1 Animals and Quaternions / c)Lasx Stag

Lascaux. (c. 16,000 BC) Stag in Style III, the first subject in the Axial Gallery. Semifrontal antlers, ear at the back of neck. Quadrangular sign and a complementary stroke.

Comment: Thirteen dots may indicate thirteen months in a lunar year, or coincidental. Additional series of about twenty-six dots under horse to the left of this image.

Photo © André Leroi-Gourhan. (1967). Treasures of Prehistoric Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, fig. 106.

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c)Lasx Stag