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Cave Paintings Discovered in Spain

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Archer-Spain-Rock-Art(Courtesy of Inés Domingo Sanz)BARCELONA, SPAIN—Hunting scenes dating to 7,000 years ago have been found painted on the walls of a small cave in eastern Spain. The ten figures, which include bulls, two archers, and a goat, had been exposed to the weather and covered in dust and dirt, but they were in good condition. “Some of the details are unique [and unlike anything] across the entire Mediterranean Basin,” Inés Domingo Sanz of the University of Barcelona told The Art Newspaper