Cairnbaan, Scotland. The largest expanse of rock art in Great Britain, with rings, cups, and gutters, as well as some curious motifs like this horned spiral. Scholars are slowly revealing some of this Neolithic rock art’s secrets, but it’s unlikely we’ll ever know just what the symbols mean.
The images in this video come from Chauvet Cave, an ancient rock art site in France. Watch the video and try to imagine the kind of people that created the art. There are no words in this video, so check out the Dig Deeper section for some context before you try to answer the questions.
Australian Cave Painting Found To Be One of World’s Oldest
Imagem divulgada pela Universidade de Queensland, na Austrália, nesta segunda-feira (18/06/2012), mostra arte aborígene rupestre em carvão feita em pedra em Arnhem, há cerca de 28 mil anos. O achado levantou especulações de que essas comunidades indígenas estejam entre as mais avançadas do mundo
The remote coastline of north western Australia was probably the first landing site on this continent, as groups of our early ancestors crossed by boat from Timor up to 60,000 years ago. These early settlers did on reaching the Kimberley region; at some point, they began to decorate the red sandstone rocks with exquisite and detailed rock art, now referred to as the Bradshaw paintings, or Gwion Gwion. Wandjina paintings, a rock art of a very different style, are also endemic to this area.
The remote coastline of north western #Australia is likely to be the first landing site on the continent. Groups of early ancestors crossed by boat from Timor some 60,000 years ago. The Journey of Mankind Genetic Map can prove when this event occurred, but it can only point to what these early settlers did on reaching the Kimberley region; at some point, they began to decorate the red sandstone rocks with exquisite and detailed rock art, now referred to as the Bradshaw paintings, or Gwion…
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