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EN IMAGES. La réplique de la grotte de Chauvet ouvre au public

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Let's Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes

Let’s Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes Your quick guide to feminist archaeology. Your quick guide to feminist archaeology.

Let's Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes

"Archaeologist Dean Snow analyzed hand stencils found in eight cave sites in France and Spain. By comparing the relative lengths of certain fingers, Snow determined that three-quarters of the handprints were female. ”There has been a male bias in the literature for a long time,” said Snow... “People have made a lot of unwarranted assumptions about who made these things, and why.”

The Human Genome Project provides a mountain of evidence also. human/animal DNA sequencing, genetic commonalities, common traits in embryos, and bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

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Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Turns out the whole "men are hunters" and "women are gatherers" thing is B.S. Early societies were completely egalitarian.

Let's Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes

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Let's Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes

A full-size reproduction of Chauvet cave has been built to exactly replicate the underground environment identical to the original that contains the world's oldest known cave paintings (pictured)

The first known prehistoric art looked alot like this, the Venus of Willendorf. Bulls and Boobs were the first objects of artistic expression.