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Tagged With: Caves

Neanderthals were different …

DUMB, BRU- TISH CREA- TURES THEY WERE, SO EVERY- BODY BELIE- VED – but then arche- ologists discovered remarkable paintings in three Spanish caves: a red linear motif in La Pasiega (Cantabria), a hand stencil in Maltravieso (Estremadura) and red-painted speleothems (mineral layers) in Areales (Andalucia). When the results of the uranium-thorium dating came back, … Weiterlesen »

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ART If You Ever Come To Zimbabwe (No. 68)

As I told you before: Rock carvings and cave paintings are the origin of art and much more: the earliest examples of public human expression! I’m sure you have seen splendid examples from all over the world, but what the early artists did in the cliffs and caves of Zimbabwe is egregious – they refined … Weiterlesen »

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ART Moments You Never Forget … (No. 35)

I love rock carvings, the oldest art form. I travel from continent to continent to see them, to compare them, to store the images of these paintings and scratchings in my memory. Because they are the source of everything, artists did since … – well, 30 000 B. C. Maybe a little less. Some people … Weiterlesen »

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