Dating at four ancient caves reveals the artistry of the Neanderthals

1

Bilbao

Barcelona

Madrid

3

Valencia

Spain

Seville

2

4

Málaga

1. La Pasiega

Red ladder shape at least 64,800 years old

 

2. Ardales

Painted rock ‘curtains’ at least 65,500 years old

3. Maltravieso

Hand stencil at least 66,700 years old

 

4. Aviones

Painted seashells dated to 115,000 years ago

1. La Pasiega

Red ladder shape at least 64,800 years old

 

2. Ardales

Painted rock ‘curtains’ at least 65,500 years old

 

3. Maltravieso

Hand stencil at least 66,700 years old

 

4. Aviones

Painted seashells dated to 115,000 years ago

1

Bilbao

Barcelona

Madrid

3

Valencia

Spain

Seville

2

4

Málaga