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Latest Art of the Upper Paleolithic Stories

cave art debate
2014-10-09 08:21:56

In Indonesia, researchers have re-dated a collection of cave art which may well be the world's oldest existing sample of spray painted graffiti.

Archaeologists Discover Several Thousand Ancient Cave Paintings In Mexico
2013-05-23 15:29:14

Archaeologists have discovered several thousand paintings in caves and ravines of the Sierra de San Carlos, Municipality of Burgos, Tamaulipas. The 4,926 paintings found were made by at least three groups of hunter-gatherers in the region. The paintings are anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, astronomical and abstract.

Cavemen Drew Animals Better Than Modern Artists
2012-12-06 16:18:40

Animal gait was depicted more accurately in cave paintings than in modern art

Anthropologists Discover World’s Earliest Known Wall Art
2012-05-15 06:03:03

Numerous engraved and painted images of female sex organs, animals and geometric figures discovered in southern France are believed to be the world’s earliest known cave art.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.