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Neanderthal Cave Art

U-Th dating from carbonate crusts in 3 ?? caves ➡evidence of cave art that predates arrival of modern??‍???‍♂️in Europe 45-40 Ka. #WhoDidIt?

Art work oldest min age dated to 64.8 Ka ➡ 20 kyr before modern human’s arrival in Europe. ☠ remains confirm that ? was done by Neanderthals

Art work = lines, dots, disks, & hand stencils made w/ red pigment. Shows capabilities of Neanderthals and early forms of symbolic behavior.