Friday, 23 November 2018

Ice Age Cave Art Found Under Layers of Centuries-Old Graffiti

Ice Age Cave Art Found Under Layers of Centuries-Old Graffiti

For urban graffiti artists, their work is sometimes on display all too briefly before rival artists cover it up. And ice age cave art suffered a similar fate, experts have discovered. Archaeologists suspected that two caves called Grottes d'Agneux and located in eastern France might harbor artwork produced thousands of years ago by human artists. The researchers had strong suspicions that the art was there, but the cave walls were so covered with layers of more-recent graffiti...

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