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Cave Etchings 14,500 Years Old Found In Northern Spain

More than 50 cave etchings thought to be around 14,500 years old have been found in the northern Spanish town of Lekeitio.

Bizkaia regional official Unai Rementeria announced the discovery in a press conference Thursday, saying the etchings were a “treasure of mankind,” and “of exceptional technical quality and visibility.” He said experts have praised the etchings as the “most spectacular” in the Iberian peninsula. 404 more words


hie you to the NCMA

Yes, hasten to the North Carolina Museum of Art to see two temporary exhibits on M. C. Escher and Leonardo Da Vinci.  The first is one of the most complete exhibitions of Escher’s art and he had a long career.   355 more words

History Hop: Paleolithic Style

If you’re looking for the ABS Ornament blog hop post it’s here.

I’m a day or so late with this hop, it’s such a crazy time of year here. 273 more words


On The Interpretation of Paleolithic Art

I have been reading the Cave Painters (Gregory Curtis) and quite enjoying it.  Whether it is simply the subject matter that enthralls me so or his particular capacity as an author, I do not know (though I know with certainty the former is true).  4,227 more words