Oldest Rock Art in North America Revealed | Alternative | Before It's News
On the west side of Nevada's dried-up Winnemucca Lake, there are several limestone boulders with deep, ancient carvings; some resemble ...
Venus of Galgenberg; a figurine of the Paleolithic Aurignacian culture, dated to c. 30,000 years ago; discovered in 1988 close to Stratzing, Austria, (not far from the site of the Venus of Willendorf); sculpted from green serpentine rock.
Ancient Petroglyphs, Pictographs, and Cave Drawings From Around the World
There are many spiral petroglyphs, pictographs, and cave drawings from around the world that also are associated with devils, goats, and horned creatures.
What Does the World’s Oldest Art Say About Us?
From 2008: Judith Thurman on visiting the Chauvet cave, in south-central France, which contains the earliest known paintings, from at least thirty-two thousand years ago.
Oldest ever engraving discovered on 500,000-year-old shell
Homo erectus on Java was already using shells of freshwater mussels as tools half a million years ago, and as a 'canvas' for an engraving. The discovery of an engraved geometrical pattern on one of the shells came as a total surprise. The zig zag pattern, that can only be seen with oblique lighting, is clearly older than the weathering processes on the shell arising from fossilization.