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Paleolithic “Art Studio” Found in South Africa

Archaeologists in South Africa┬áhave uncovered what they term an “art studio” dating to 100,000 years ago. Scientists in 2008 discovered a series of mixed ochre stored in abalone shells (used as a mixing or storage palate) in Blombos Cave. The findings were published in this month’s Science.

To learn more about this finding, see the article in Science (if you have a subscription), Scientific American, Fox News, BBC News, National Geographic, and Discovery News.

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