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World's Oldest Cave Painting by Neanderthal Artists | Care2 Causes

World's Oldest Cave Painting by Neanderthal Artists | Care2 Causes

“An academic bombshell.” That’s what Professor Jose Luis Sanchidrian of the University of Cordoba, author of “The Manual of Prehistoric Art,” calls his latest archeological find. In southern Spain, in Andalusia’s Caves of Nerja, Sanchidrian’s team may have discovered the oldest surviving cave paintings in the world. And the identity of the artists could change conventional conceptions of just what it means to be human . Rediscovered by 20th century humans in 1959, the Caves of Nerja were home to many groups of prehistoric people over the course of several thousand years. In the past several decades, a number of ancient artifacts and cave paintings have been discovered at the Nerja site. But this latest find could trump them all in archaeological importance. This set of simple ochre paintings — thought to be a representations of seals, which were a major food source for som...

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