Re: oldest art.

Bearcat (
Wed, 13 Sep 1995 00:11:30 GMT

glenn r morton ( wrote:
: I have asked this on a couple of other boards. What is the oldest art object
: associated with either H. erectus or Neanderthal? I say a show where
: I thought, Desmond Morris said that the oldest art object was the Golan Venus
: figurine which dated from 330,000 B.P.
: Has anyone heard of this, know what excavation/archaeologist might be
: involved? I am looking for documentation of this or any other ancient art object.

Perhaps he said 30,000 years ago. I have heard that Neanderthal
produced no art. For that matter, modern humans produced no art
at that time (40kya) either.

- Bearcat