Stone Age cave paintings have been found in many caves in Europe. Painted between 35,000 and 15,000 years ago by early modern humans we call Cro-Magnons. The paintings are magical, often realistic and depict mainly large wild animals though hand prints are common. The images were painted using charcoal, powdered rocks and minerals mixed with water or fat. We cannot be sure exactly why people made these paintings.
Lascaux Caves, a cave complex in southwestern #France, contain some of the most remarkable paleolithic cave paintings in the world, from at least 15,000 years ago. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Fig. 6 Stone age scraper, used to clean animal skins with.
Archaeologists say they have found traces of wild oats on grinding tools from about 32,000 years ago, about 20,000 years before formal farming is thought to have been established. The prehistoric people may have baked or boiled the oats and made flatbread, according to the researchers. These findings, which has been underway for a number of years, seems to conflict with the belief that Stone Age people were largely carnivorous.
mammoth tusk hut. In 1965, four mammoth bone huts were found in Mezhirich (central Ukraine) by a farmer who was digging a cellar. These dwellings dated back 15,000 years ago and had a total of 149 bones in the construction.
9,500 year old Stone age carved ram with twisted horns - proportions are anatomically correct. Created by ancient inhabitants of what is now Israel at a crucial period in human history when people abandoned nomadic lifestyles for villages and sedentary agriculture and made significant progress in the domestication of crops and livestock. The site at Tel Motza appears to have been one of the largest settlements in the area at that time notable for 2 story dwellings.
Beginning of the Stone Age: In 2010, fossilised animal bones bearing marks from stone tools were found in the Lower Awash Valley in Ethiopia. Discovered by an international team led by Shannon McPherron, at 3.4 million years old they are the oldest evidence of stone tool use ever found anywhere in the world.