The first drawings were created more than 100 thousand years ago
Samples of primitive art was first created more than 100 thousand years ago Neanderthals. Previously it was considered that the first drawings created by the ancestors of modern Homo Sapiens.
“RIA Novosti” reports that this is stated in the journals Science and Science Advances. Their findings the researchers justified after a survey of caves on the territory of modern Spain.
One of them discovered, in particular, drilled and painted sea shells, dyes of different colors.
Experts date the age of the finds from 115 to 120 thousand years.
Earlier it became known that the cave men of the stone age were found in Yakutia, and archaeologists in Britain have found the most ancient “colored chalk”.