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Horse painting and hand stencils, Pech Merle caves, France. Charcoal residue from the horse on the right has yielded a radiocarbon date of 24,640 bce. 📷 Jean Vertu. Source

Women made most of the oldest-known cave art paintings, suggests a new analysis of ancient handprints. Most scholars had assumed these ancient artists were predominantly men, so the finding overturns decades of archaeological dogma. Via Nationalgeographic

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