9.12.11 - o Don Marelino and daughter Maria o Expercts...

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September 12, 2011 What’s in a Cave? What happened to Neanderthals? Disappearance from Europe and W Asia around 30,000 years ago Modern H sapiens expands habitat beyond Africa starting around 120,000 years ago during interglacial out of Africa Skull structure – first “self-portrait” shows people how could have looked Dwellings made with bones and other insulators to make warmth Caves of Upper Paleolithic Cave Art in Franco-Cantabrian Region o Altameira: 14,000 years o Lascaux: 17,000 years o Chauvet: 32,000 years o Consquer: 26,000 Were pocket grew Near Spanish cost Cueva de Altamira, Spain discovered in 2879 had discovered
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Unformatted text preview: o Don Marelino and daughter Maria o Expercts decided recently done • Lascaux, France, Hall o the Bulls o Discovered in 1940 o School boys found it o Painting 17, 000 years • Panthers of Chauvet Cave o Discovered in 1995 by Jean-Marie o Oldest known panting • Cosquer Cave o Found 1992 o By divers o Handprints: created with blow-tub techniqy o Houses and reingeers o Danger of rising sea level • Why paint animals and handprints in the deep, dark cave o Communicaton o Religious reasons o Entertainment/storytelling...
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