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Palaeolithic art in Atxurra caves, Basque region


I'm not exactly sure why this is back in the news today - I'm guessing there's a report or paper somewhere that's just been released. The paintings are said to be amongst the best in Europe.
https://www.theguardian... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
28th May 2016ce

Oldest Map In Western Europe


We all rely on maps, be they the sat nav in your car or a traditional A-Z, and archaeologists have found that our ancestors were no different.

More info :

http://www.dailymail.co... continues...
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
13th July 2012ce

Plans to open rock art caves at Altamira to the public?

Article at New Scientist covers the potential risk to the rock art paintings here if the caves are opened to the public to help local tourism.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21020-ancient-cave-paintings-threatened-by-tourist-plans.html
mascot Posted by mascot
7th October 2011ce

25,000-year-old cave paintings discovered in Spain


"Paintings depicting horses and human hands made by prehistoric humans around 25,000 years ago have been discovered in a cave in northern Spain, regional officials said on Wednesday... continues...
goffik Posted by goffik
9th May 2011ce

Neanderthal family found cannibalised in cave in Spain

Archaeologists in Spain have unearthed the remains of a possible family of 12 Neanderthals who were killed 49,000 years ago.

Markings on the bones show the unmistakeable signs of cannibal activity, say the researchers, with the group having probably been killed by their peers.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12049854
Chris Collyer Posted by Chris Collyer
22nd December 2010ce
Edited 22nd December 2010ce

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Dolmen de la Pallera (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Dolmen de la Talaia (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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Dolmen de Ruines . (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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24th April 2017ce

Dolmen del barranc d'Espolla (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Fieldnotes

There are 10 dolmens in the hills surrounding Espolla . None are oriented towards any solstice event and 8 are oriented towards a part of the horizon where the sun will never be seen to rise or set . This is one of the eight . tiompan Posted by tiompan
22nd February 2017ce

Dolmen del barranc d'Espolla (Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech) — Images

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