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El arte rupestre y las conchas pintadas sugieren que los neandertales fueron artistas que entendían el simbolismo

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Cave Art and Painted Shells Suggest Neanderthals Were Artists, Understood Symbolism

image: Perforated shells found in sediments in Cueva de los Aviones and date to between 115,000 and 120,000 years. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 23 February 2018 issue of <i>Science</i>, published by AAAS. The paper, by D.L. Hoffmann at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and colleagues was titled, "U-Th dating of carbonate crusts reveals Neandertal origin of Iberian cave art." view more 

Credit: J. Zilh&atilde;o

El arte rupestre más antiguo encontrado en Europa es anterior a la llegada estimada de los primeros humanos modernos en al menos 20 000 años, lo que indica que los artistas fueron nuestros primos extintos, los neandertales.


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