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The "Corredor de los Puntos" lies within Spain's El Castillo cave. Red disks here have been dated to between 34,000 and 36,000 years ago, and elsewhere in the cave to 40,800 years ago, making them examples of Europe's earliest cave art

Hand stencils and the outlines of animals dominate "The Panel of Hands" in Spain's El Castillo cave. One of the stencils has been dated to earlier than 37,300 years ago, and a red disk goes back at least 40,800 years, making them the oldest cave paintings in Europe.

Labirinto do Outeiro do Cribo, A Armenteira, Meis, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. Possibly dating from as early as the Bronze Age (though rock carvings are notoriously difficult to date with certainty).

The two Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley (Portugal) and Siega Verde (Spain) are located on the banks of the rivers Agueda and Côa, tributaries of the river Douro, documenting continuous human occupation from the end of the Paleolithic Age. Hundreds of panels with thousands of animal figures (5,000 in Foz Côa and around 440 in Siega Verde) were carved over several millennia, representing the most remarkable open-air ensemble of Paleolithic art on the Iberian Peninsula.(UNESCO WHS)

Cueva de El Castillo / El Castillo cave, en Puente Viesgo #Cantabria #Spain #Prehistoria #Paleolitico #Prehistory #Paleolithic #Travel

Museo y cuevas de Altamira, en Santillana del Mar #Cantabria #Altamira #Prehistoria #Paleolitico #Prehistory #Paleolithic #Spain #Travel

Selk'nam bodypainting - Ulen wind spirit). The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego and southern mainland Patagonia. They were wiped out soon after the arrival of white missionaries ranchers, mainly through disease but many were also hunted/murdered by ranchers whose sheep they stole.

Carrier Bag. “The carrier bag and women’s gathering activities could have been the master pattern in human evolution . . . the use of the carrier bag facilitated the accumulation of botanical information” (Weigle, 1982, 279).

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Cross River Ibo. Ohaffia tribe. 'Okanku' masquerade. Mask called 'Otili'. photo taken by Dr.G.I.Jones 1931