NEWS.com.au Were Neanderthals Europe's First Cave Artists?
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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Study: Neanderthal art shows capacity for abstract expression , A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
Cave markings 'bring Neanderthals closer to us' , Markings dating back 40,000 years suggest Neanderthals were considerably more sophisticated than previously thought, researchers say. They reached their conclusions after the discovery of engravings deep in Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar -- the first Neanderthal cave etchings found anywhere in the world. Archaeologists are refusing to go that far, but they say, it shows Neanderthals -- contrary to ...
Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not. , Neanderthals and modern humans coexisted for thousands of years, leaving species ample time to swap culture and DNA, finds new research.