Neanderthals were Artists?

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  • February 16, 2018
Cave Art

It is often thought that our Neanderthal ancestors were just uncultured brutes. However, a recent discovery suggests that they had the ability to think creatively – much like modern day artist.
Cave paintings, recently found in Spain, dating back over 64,000 years, depict animals, geometric patterns and hand stencils and engravings. These works of art suggest the ability to think symbolically.
Follow the link to a fascinating article by the Independent.

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