SPANISH CAVE PAINTINGS SHOWN AS OLDEST IN THE WORLD

Spanish cave paintings shown as oldest in the world – USATODAY.com.

This ‘Panel of Hands’ in El Castillo Cave in Spain, are older than 40,800 years, making it the oldest known cave art in Europe. They were made by blowing or spitting paint onto the wall.

Testing the coating of paintings in 11 Spanish caves, researchers found that one is at least 40,800 years old, which is at least 15,000 years older than previously thought. That makes them older than the more famous French cave paintings by thousands of years.

For the full article: USA Today


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