DAILY ART FIX: Ancient Chalk Sculpture is ‘Most Important Prehistoric Art’

Art world links which caught my eye…

The 5,000-year-old sculpture was found in an East Yorkshire grave, along with a bone pin and a chalk ball thought to be a child’s toy

In East Yorkshire, UK, a mysterious ancient carving was discovered in the grave of three children, along with other artifacts.

The barrel-shaped cylindrical sculpture is only the fourth of its kind known to have survived and still retains elaborate motifs purveying a British and Irish artistic style, which flourished at the time Stonehenge was built, curators said.

Read the full article here: BBC – Ancient Chalk Sculpture is ‘Most Important Prehistoric Art’

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