12800 year old cave paintings verified

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12800 year old cave paintings verified

BRITAINS first cave art is more than 12,800 years old, scientific testing has shown. Engravings of a deer and other creatures at Creswell Crags, in Derbyshire, have proved to be genuine Ice Age creations, and not modern fakes, as some had feared.

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We conclude that in Church Hole the notches are more than 12,630 years old, and the females/birds are at least 12,800 years old, with 95 per cent statistical confidence.
the team reports in the Journal of Archaeological Science

 http://www.bradshawfoundati...
here are some pics...

http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/images/creswell2.jpg

http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/images/creswell1.jpg
By netchicken: posted on 9-12-2005








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