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Pinturas paleolíticas más antiguas de Europa    Imagen del Panel de Manos de la cueva El Castillo, en Altamira (Cantabria). Una pintura que parece tener más de 40.800 años de antigüedad, convirtiéndose en una de las pinturas de arte rupestre paleolítico más antiguas de Europa. (GTRES).  http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/1510987/0/arte-rupreste/altamira/paleolitico/

The world’s oldest cave art. The smudged red disk below the hand stencils is the oldest cave art yet dated, at years old. Located in El Castillo cave in the Cantabria region of northern Spain

14,000-year-old cave man art. A bison relief carving in raw clay, bones were likely used as incising tools.

A bison relief carving in raw clay, bones were likely used as incising tools. Tuc d Audoubert, France

Altamira Spain, about 35,000 BCE. Shapeshifter The most common form of shapeshifting myths is that of therianthropy, which is the transformation of a human being into an animal or conversely, of an animal into human form. Legends allow for transformations into plants and objects, and the assumption of another human countenance (e.g. fair to ugly).

The Altamira cave paintings

The Caves of Altamira caves Spanish are famous for their rock paintings of the Upper Paleolithic depicting wild mammals and human hands.

Chauvet  Cave

Cave Painting of Aurochs between Reindeer (Upper Paleolithic, found in Chauvet Cave, France), ca.

Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas (Santa Cruz - Argentina).

TouristLink features 11 photos of Cueva de las Manos. Pictures are of Rock Art In The Cave, Canyon At The Pinturas River and 9 more. See pictures of Cueva de las Manos submited by other travelers or add

New tests show that these crude Spanish cave paintings of a red sphere and handprints are the oldest in the world.

World's oldest cave paintings discovered in Spain - and they may have been painted by Neanderthals

The panel of hands, El Castillo Cave, Spain. A hand stencil has been dated to years old, making it one of the oldest examples of cave art in Europe. (Courtesy of Pedro Saura)

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

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