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Image 1 - World’s Earliest Art Studio Uncovered In Cape Town Cave
2011-10-14 05:59:35

Archaeologists have uncovered two shells near the southern coast of South Africa that contain a primitive paint mixture, revealing what experts believe may be the remnants of the world’s earliest art studio.

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2010-10-29 07:04:00

Researchers have discovered the oldest evidence to date that prehistoric humans in southern Africa had mastered a complex, delicate process to sharpen stones into spears and knives at least 75,000 years ago, more than 50,000 years earlier than previously believed.

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2006-06-23 08:15:47

Ancient beads that may represent the oldest attempt by people at self-decoration have been identified from sites in Algeria and Israel.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.