domingo, 20 de mayo de 2012

The Top Four Candidates for Europe’s Oldest Work of Art

Here’s a look at the new discovery and the other top contenders for the title of Europe’s oldest work of art.

Nerja Caves (possibly about 43,000 years ago): In February, José Luis Sanchidrián of Spain’s University of Cordoba declared he had found paintings of seals on stalactites in southern Spain’s Nerja Caves. The paintings themselves have not yet been dated. But if they match the age of charcoal found nearby, then the art might be 43,500 to 42,3000 years old, New Scientist reported. That would make the Nerja Cave art the oldest known in Europe—and the most sophisticated art created by Neanderthals, the hominids that lived in this part of Spain some 40,000 years ago...
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The Top Four Candidates for Europe’s Oldest Work of Art

Rock Art and the World Heritage Convention

In July 2010, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre conducted a series of interviews with international experts working in the field of rock art on establishing an international digital archive in support of conserving rock art sites.

Interviews:
Julián Martínez García
Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Histórico (IAPH), España
Felipe Criado Boado
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas de España (CSIC), España

Ver vídeos (YouTube el 04/05/2012 por unesco) en Paleo Vídeos > Prehistoria Universal > L.R.2.4 nº 2 y 3.

La canción del Neanderthal 1/5 - Homo sapiens neanderthalensis - Manuel Lafarga

Clase acerca de la capacidad lingüística y musical del hombre de Neanderthal.
Conservatorio Superior de Música 'Óscar Esplá' de Alicante.
Vídeo YouTube (el 13/05/2012 por pennysanz) añadido a Paleo Vídeos > Prehistoria Universal. Ver L.R.2.3 nº 1.