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Spanish cave paintings shown as oldest in world - Yahoo

New tests show that crude Spanish cave paintings of a red sphere and handprints are the oldest in the world, so ancient they may not have been by modern man. They might have even been made by the much-maligned Neanderthals, some scientists suggest but others disagree. (AP Photo/Pedro Saura, AAAS)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- New tests show that crude Spanish cave paintings of a red sphere and handprints...

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The Latest: Christie's: Leonardo sale an honor of a lifetime

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November 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the auction of a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450 million (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

A New York auction house official says the sale of a rare painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is "an honor that comes around once in a lifetime."

The painting shows Christ...

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Best Gray Exterior Paint Colors and Ideas - Yahoo

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September 25, 2017

gray paint. The gray trend of the past few years has made it outside and it turns out that a coat of the hue looks as stylish on wood siding and it does on the living room wall." data-reactid="11">When it comes to picking a new exterior paint color, you can't go wrong with a classic neutral. But if you want to stand out (just a bit!) from block after block of white houses,...

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Archaeologist finds oldest rock art in Australia - Yahoo

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal work created 28,000 years ago in an Outback cave.

The dating of one of the thousands of images in the Northern Territory rock shelter known as Nawarla Gabarnmang will be published in the next edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science.

University of Southern Queensland archaeologist Bryce Barker said Monday that he found the rock in June last year but only recently had it dated at...

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Da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450mn - Yahoo

New York (AFP) - A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie's said.

"Salvator Mundi" or "Savior of the World," which depicts Jesus Christ, more than doubled the previous record of $179.4 million paid for Pablo Picasso's "The Women of Algiers (Version...

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Christ painting by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450M

The highest price ever paid for a work of art at auction had been $179.4 million (152 million euros), for Picasso's "Women of Algiers (Version O)" in May 2015, also at Christie's in New York. The highest known sale price for any artwork had been $300 million (253 million euros), for Willem de Kooning's "Interchange," sold privately in September 2015 by the David Geffen Foundation to hedge fund...

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