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Were Neanderthals Europe's First Cave Artists?
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The study suggests that the art may not be the work of modern humans at all. Neanderthals have been portrayed as brutish, animalistic cavemen, but the archaeological evidence suggests they weren't dummies. The Panel of Hands at El Castillo Cave in …
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The Most Powerful Artwork I Have Ever Seen - Vulture , ° (There's evidence that Neanderthals also built and sailed watercraft; there are Neanderthal stone cleavers that date back 170,000 years.) How could I not use these revelations to relate my own come-to- cave - art moment? In 2008, my wife and I spent a ...

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Homo erectus made world's oldest doodle 500000 years ago - Nature.com , ° Homo erectus made world's oldest doodle 500000 years ago ° Earlier this year, researchers reported a 'hashtag' engraving in a Gibraltar cave once inhabited by Neanderthals 5. That was the first evidence for drawing in any extinct species. But until the discovery of the shell engraving, nothing approximating art ... ° 540000-year-old mollusc reveals early man was smarter than we thought Daily Mail ° Homo erectus engraving could re-write human history, and might show art ... The Independent ° World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag National Geographic

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