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The Oldest Art: Cave Wall Paintings - softpedia
The Oldest Art: Cave Wall Paintings
Feb 14, 2008 14:27 GMT аиа By Stefan Anitei аиа
The first Homo sapiens employed caves against the cold or the hot weather, or to shelter against rains and wild beasts. Even chimps in Senegal were found to use caves against heat and rain.
But what is more important is that caves have preserved many aspects of the life of the Paleolithic...
First Neanderthal cave paintings discovered in Spain | New ...
First Neanderthal cave paintings discovered in Spain
By Fergal MacErlean
Cave paintings in Malaga, Spain, could be the oldest yet found - and the first to have been created by Neanderthals.
Looking oddly akin to the DNA double helix, the images in fact depict the seals that the locals would have eaten, says José Luis Sanchidrián at the University of Cordoba, Spain. They have "no parallel in...
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Lascaux Caves - South West of France Travel
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Lascaux Cave was discovered in September 1940 by a mechanic apprentice called Marcel Ravidat.
He and three other youngsters from the village of Montignac descended in the cave on the 12 of September 1940 and were the first visitors of the modern times to see the paintings left by the Cro-Magnon human (Homo Sapiens Sapiens) - the anatomically modern humans - who came to Europe between 40,000 and 10,000 years ago in an age called Upper Paleolithic!
In 1950 Lascaux...
Date: 2016-05-14 08:01:33
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Terrasson, Aquitaine: tourism & sightseeing - France This Way
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Terrasson is a town in the north of the Dordogne department to the west of Brive-la-Gaillarde. Note: the 'real' name of the town is Terrasson-Lavilledieu, the two communes with those names having merged in 1963.
It is a small traditional town that is also well known for its award winning gardens, while the surounding region is famous for its truffles and...
Date: 2017-12-20 11:24:23
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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...
Date: 2017-12-20 11:13:35
Prehistoric Homes - Crystalinks
World's oldest building discovered BBC - March 1, 2000
Previous oldest hut was found in France Japanese archaeologists have uncovered the remains of what is believed to be the world's oldest artificial structure, on a hillside at Chichibu, north of Tokyo. The shelter would have been built by an ancient ancestor of humans, Homo erectus, who is known to have used stone tools. The site has been...
Date: 2016-11-03 09:18:31
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Human Life In The Era Of Hunters And Gatherers
World Civilizations: The Origins Of Civilizations
Human Life In The Era Of Hunters And Gatherers
By the end of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age in 12,000 B.C., humans had
evolved in physical appearance and mental capacity to roughly the same level
as today. Our species, Homo sapiens, had been competing with increasing
success for game and campsites with other...
Date: 2007-03-18 18:26:38
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Date: 2017-12-12 09:32:30
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Cave-dwellers of France and Spain: from 30,000 years ago
The area to the north and south of the Pyrenees, in modern France and Spain, is occupied from about 30,000 years ago by palaeolithic hunter-gatherers who make good use of the many caves in the area. They leave astonishing signs of their presence, and...
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Prehistoric Iberia - Wikipedia
Early Upper Paleolithic[ edit ]
The Chatelperronian culture (typically associated with Neanderthal man) is found in the Cantabrian region and in Catalonia .
The Aurignacian culture (work of Homo sapiens ) succeeds it and has the following periodization: 
Archaic Aurignacian: found in Cantabria (Morín and El Pendo caves), where it alternates with Chatelperronian, and in Catalonia. The...
Date: 2017-12-07 13:49:06
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