Neanderthals Built Mystery Cave Rings 175,000 Years Ago

They painted magnificent cave paintings. They mastered fire and used tools. And now we know they constructed complex buildings deep within subterranean caves, and they did it more than 175,000 years ago. No, we're not talking about early humans. Neanderthals did all this.

A team of archaeologists led by Jacques Jaubert at the University of Bordeaux in France has just completed an archaeological...

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Native Americans of Santa Barbara | California Missions ...

Mission Santa Barbara was the third mission located in the land of the Chumash people. In the mission era the Native Americans who lived at this mission were called Barbareño (after the mission). Barbareño is considered one of the three linguistic /geographic entities of the Eastern Coastal Chumash. 1

The Chumash were an exceptional group of Native Americans who the Spanish found "of good...

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Date: 2017-12-20 11:29:36

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The Lascaux cave paintings discovered | History Today


The Paleolithic illustrations were found on September 12th, 1940.

One of archaeology's most exciting discoveries was made by four French teenagers and possibly a dog. Versions of the story differ in detail, but Marcel Ravidat, Jacques Marsal, Georges Agnel and Simon Coencas came across a hole in the ground in woods near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne region of south-west...

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Date: 2017-12-20 11:13:35

Neolithic vs Paleolithic - Difference and Comparison | Diffen

A reconstruction of the head from a skull of a Paleolithic man excavated from Gongwangling, Lantian County.


Paleolithic people were hunter-gatherers. They were nomads who lived in tribes and relied on hunting, fishing and gathering wild fruits. They hunted animals like bison , mammoths , bears and deer . Meat was a source of food and animal hide was used to make clothes. They lived in...

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Date: 2017-11-15 05:17:28

Historic monuments in France -

Les Baux de Provence , near Avignon

Village of Riquewihr ( Alsace ) , Normandy

Notre Dame cathedral, Reims ( Champagne )

Notre-Dame cathedral, Chartres ( Centre )

The Pont du Gard (near Nimes, Languedoc )

The Arc de Triomphe, Paris 

Palace of the Popes , Avignon, Provence

Basilique de Vézelay, Burgundy

The top 20 most visited monuments in France are not necessarily the twenty most interesting...

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Date: 2017-12-15 23:27:22

The Sorcerer (cave art) - Wikipedia

Breuil's drawing[ edit ]

Henri Breuil asserted that the cave painting represented a shaman or magician -- an interpretation which gives the image its name -- and described the image he drew in these terms.[ citation needed ] Margaret Murray having seen the published drawing called Breuil's image 'the first depiction of a deity on earth', an idea which Breuil and others later adopted.

His views...

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Date: 2017-12-05 16:28:13

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