Reflections from the Pleistocene

The Sentient Mammoth People Part II
by Mark Hruska
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Publisher: Mark Hruska

Publication Date: March 02, 2018

ISBN: 9780692085028

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This book of illustrations was put together with the intent to complement the first book called The Sentient Mammoth People; Pure Microlithic Abstract Art. That book goes into great detail describing how the author figured out the Caucasian Mammoth People’s Ice Age microlithic abstract art figurative language which is the ‘Rosetta stone’, or the ‘key’, that unlocks a thirteen millennial old barrier of being able to see back in time to the late Pleistocene. It does it in a way that’s unprecedented because it places your ‘mind’s eye’ in the mind’s eye of the artworks’ creator. The first book explains how the hunter herder microlithic abstract artist used simulacrum to create their artworks. Simulacrum is a perceived image resulting from ‘pareidolia’ which is the mind’s tendency to recognize common shapes (especially faces) in random patterns. The Ice Age artist did this by rubbing and etching out tiny cognitive illusion images, which were often tiny fossils that are embedded in fossiliferous flint stone. The tiny fossils appear as heads and faces that would then reflect off of a close-up image which is usually the whole artwork. By rotating and turning the ‘rotational change-up’ artwork you move from image to image, or scene to scene, as if you were turning the pages of a storybook. The difference between that Ice Age storytelling tool and the modern two dimensional one that is used today is that it had the unique advantage of being a three dimensional one that could show statuesque imagery when viewed from one distinct angle. And in most cases, the story telling tool was also the Mammoth People child’s knife scraper eating utensil. The folklore tale that dad or grandpa would create on these fantastic artwork eating utensils were of the epic trials and tribulations that they or their ancestors endured on their epic journey to ‘here’. The compelling folklore tales from over seventeen hundred interpretations were pieced together until there were no ...