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40,000-Year-Old Cave Paintings in Asia And How We Are Rewriting the History of Art

Numerous archeological and palaeontological studies have revealed that a plethora of caves in Europe are home to curious, incredible and…

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This 14,000-Year-Old Bison Cave Sculpture Is a Striking Example of Ancient Art

A cave located in present-day France is home to one of the most amazing ancient sculptures in history: two bison…

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3 Stumping Examples of Cave Art That Predate Civilization by at Least 40,000 Years

Tens of thousands of years ago, our ancestors roamed the planet in search of shelter and food. From time to…

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44,000-Year-Old Cave Art Reveals Ancient Humans Depicted Shapeshifting Beings

44,000-year-old cave art in southern Sulawesi shows what experts believe are shapeshifting beings and the earliest evidence of therianthropy. Around…

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The Fascinating Story Behind the Ancient Rock-Cut Ajanta Caves

Starting around the second century BC, in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India, the ancients decided to create a series of rock-cut…

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‘Cenobio de Valeron’ and its 350 Rock-Cut Caves That Have Left Experts Perplexed

The Island of Gran Canary isn’t beautiful just because of its incredible beaches and fantastic vacation resorts. In distant times,…

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Cave Art Found In Borneo Dates Back 40,000 Years and is World’s Oldest Figurative Art

In an article published by the journal Nature, uranium-series analysis of calcium carbonate deposits have demonstrated that the depiction of a horned…

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The Worlds Oldest Temple Predates The Egyptian Pyramids by At Least 7,300 Years 

Around 12,000 Years ago a mysterious people in what is now Turkey erected multi-ton stones into intricate circles forming what…

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Older Than Writing: Here Are 6 of the Most Ancient Maps Ever Created

Ever since humans became aware of their surroundings, we started etching the very first maps in stone.  Knowing where we…

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Symbols at Gobekli Tepe Reveal A Comet Bombarded Earth Some 13,000 Years Ago

One of the most enigmatic and mysterious temples on the surface of the planet is located in modern-day Turkey. The…

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