The ‘Lion Man’; Upper Palaeolithic Art from Germany

According to current knowledge, figurative art began to develop after Homo sapiens started spreading across Europe. However, the origins of figurative art are until today not completely understood and new information and discoveries might contradict this assumption. Continue reading “The ‘Lion Man’; Upper Palaeolithic Art from Germany”

Bone knife from Morocco is oldest specialized tool associated with Aterian culture – Unique technological complex in North Africa around 90,000 years ago

A single bone artefact found in a Moroccan cave is the oldest well-dated specialized bone tool associated with the Aterian culture of the Middle Stone Age, according to a study by Abdeljalil Bouzouggar of the Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine in Morocco and colleagues. Continue reading “Bone knife from Morocco is oldest specialized tool associated with Aterian culture – Unique technological complex in North Africa around 90,000 years ago”

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