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Underwater caves: art, fire and bones beneath the sea


Off Calanques MTC Cosquer (57) Near Morgiou Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France Source: akunamatata | Flickr

At the end of the last ice age, approximately 12,000 years ago, the sea level to rose up to 120 metres and submerged a great deal of land which had previously been inhabited by humans. Amongst this submerged land were a number of caves.

Evidence of human activity in underwater caves...

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Bhimbetka Cave Paintings - GoUNESCO | Go UNESCO

The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological World Heritage site located in Raisen District in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The Bhimbetka shelters exhibit the earliest traces of human life in India; a number of analyses suggest that at least some of these shelters were inhabited by man for in excess of 100,000 years. Some of the Stone Age rock paintings found among the Bhimbetka rock shelters...

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