The book "Paleolithic anthropomorphic sculpture From Homo habilis to Homo erectus and from Neanderthal man to Modern man", by Pietro Gaietto, has just been published in italian.It will soon be translated in English.
The work shows the most significant anthropomorphic sculpture of the Paleolithic archaeological sites found in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, and the new acquisitions of the Gaietto collection.
The book has a scientific approach of evolutionary type, in line with other recent works by Gaietto, in Shapes in evolution Series (Phylogenesis of Beauty; Intelligent cells and their invention, Erotism and religion).
Paleolithic anthropomorphic sculpture is an educational work for the interpretation of the portrayed human species. Starting from the artifacts and their technology, it presents a subdivision of the sculpture according to the six main elements of the art.
It is also a handbook useful for the Prehistoric archaeologists who wish to do research of paleolithic sculpture on surface soils.
It's possible to purchase the book, like the other works of the series at
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