Re: oldest art.

20 Sep 1995 13:49:32 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.
: Thanks,

: glenn

Around 30,000-50,000 BP. BTW, the Chatel-Perronian (a Neanderthal
culture about 30,000 BP) did produce art objects.

Harry Erwin
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