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Fri June 15, 2012
Neanderthals: The Oldest Cave Painters?
Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 12:37 pm
Reporting in Science, researchers write that a red disk painted in Spain's El Castillo cave is at least 40,800 years old--making it the oldest known European cave art. Archaeologist Alistair Pike discusses how his team dated the disk, and whether Neanderthals could have painted it.