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 Close-up view of the drapery hosting most of the red stains.
65,000-Year-Old Cave Markings Made by Neanderthals: Study
An analysis concludes that pigments were transported into the cave, and the marks were made with intention, though their ultimate meaning remains unknown.
65,000-Year-Old Cave Markings Made by Neanderthals: Study
65,000-Year-Old Cave Markings Made by Neanderthals: Study

An analysis concludes that pigments were transported into the cave, and the marks were made with intention, though their ultimate meaning remains unknown.

An analysis concludes that pigments were transported into the cave, and the marks were made with intention, though their ultimate meaning remains unknown.

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Oldest Known Paintings Created by Neanderthals, Not Modern Humans
Catherine Offord | Feb 25, 2018 | 2 min read
The animal pictures and hand stencils were made in caves in Spain thousands of years before Homo sapiens arrived in Europe.
Neanderthals As Abstract Thinkers?
Kerry Grens | Sep 3, 2014 | 1 min read
Cave markings thought to have been carved by Neanderthals suggests they were expressing abstract thought.
Vulva Cave Art
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Engravings of female genitalia in a cave in southern France may be the oldest cave art yet discovered.
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