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Image 1 - Is Johnny Rotten's Graffiti The New Heritage?
2011-11-21 05:00:56

A new study by archaeologists has been examining marks made much more recently than traditional cave paintings -- graffiti by the Sex Pistols now discovered on the walls of the flat the punk group rented in London in the mid-1970s.

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2009-02-27 10:05:00

France’s prehistoric Lascaux cave drawings are under attack by a fungus that appears as black stains spreading across the legendary mural.

2006-02-07 09:53:02

Cave drawings thought to be older than those in the famed caves of Lascaux have been discovered in a grotto in western France, officials from the Charente region said Sunday.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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