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European cave art gets older

Ancient illustrations in northern Spain date to more than 40,000 years ago

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2:17pm, June 14, 2012

Red disks, hand stencils and club-shaped drawings lining the walls of several Stone Age caves in Spain were painted so long ago that Neandertals might have been their makers, say researchers armed with a high-powered method for dating ancient stone.

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