40,000 Year Old Neanderthal #Hashtag Engravings from Gorham’s Cave in Gibraltar

Joaquín Rodríguez-Vidal and his colleagues have found a 40,000 year old pattern scratched in into the floor of a cave in Gibraltar. Is it a doodle, a message or a work of art? We've found Neanderthal art before, such as red ochre handprints on cave walls. But this new discovery is some sort of a... Continue Reading →

Zooarchaeological Analysis Of Animal Remains From Vanguard & Gorham’s Caves In Gibraltar

Zooarchaeology is an anthropological sub-discipline which focuses on studying animal remains from archaeological sites. Animal remains can tell us a lot of about prehistoric peoples' diets and behavioral tendencies as well as the ecological makeup of the area. A new PNAS paper investigates the zooarchaeological record of two Neandertal sites in Gibraltar, Vanguard and Gorham's... Continue Reading →

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