Cave paintings in Andalusia, Spain, have been attributed to Neanderthals

Cave work in Andalusia, Spain, have been attributed to Neanderthals

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A row has damaged out concerning the creative capabilities of our Neanderthal cousins. Final yr, a analysis workforce introduced that cave work discovered in Spain have been no less than 64,800 years previous, implying that the artists have been Neanderthals, as fashionable people aren’t thought to have arrived in western Europe by that point. Now, a bunch of 44 researchers has written a strongly worded critique of the courting of these work, claiming that “there is still no convincing evidence that Neanderthals created Iberian cave art.”

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