Posts Tagged ‘paleolithic’

Conquering the Dark: Finding the Light Behind Paleolithic Cave Art

Fascinating scientific experiments at Isuntza 1 Cave in the Basque region of Spain have attempted to replicate Paleolithic lighting conditions. The work is inspired by a desire to understand and recreate how Paleolithic cave dwellers might have travelled, lived in, and created art in the depths of their caves. The results have been published in […]

Paleolithic Age Footprints of Children Discovered in La Garma Cave

Cantabria in northern Spain is famous for its cave systems that are adorned with deeply-ancient prehistoric drawings . In archaeological terms National Geographic calls the Museo de Altamira “the Sistine Chapel of paleolithic art,” while Altamira is a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now, cave explorers have discovered 16,500-year-old Paleolithic Age children’s footprints on an unexplored galley high […]

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