The oldest known flute, carved from a griffon vulture bone approx. Found at Hohle Fels Cave in German. The image of a cave man as a brute should be changed to that of someone who loves music and creates graceful art.
The Earliest Zoomorphic / Anthropomorphic Sculpture Circa BCE ! The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany. (View a full-scale image.) The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany.
The oldest known leather shoe, about 5500 years old, found in Armenia. ---------- The world's oldest leather shoe, made from a single piece of cowhide laced with a leather cord along seams at the front and back, was found in a cave in Armenia in
On theSilkroute Dunhuang.Library hidden in a cave. a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as The Library Cave. A hidden cache of books and rolls dating from c. 500 to 1002 that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave in the early century.
The "Agris" Helmet, century BC, an ornamental helmet of iron with gold leaf. The helmet was found buried in a cave in Agris, Western France. The highly intricate decoration on this helmet is a remarkable example of the La Tène style of metal work.
ancientart: “ Prehistoric cave paintings form the Chauvet Cave in Southern France. Discovered in the Chauvet Cave is significant for its almost completely intact cave drawings that appear on its walls. Through carbon-dating, it was discovered.
Is this the first ever portrait of Jesus? The incredible story of 70 ancient books hidden in a cave for nearly 2,000 years
This booklet shows what scholars believe to be the map of Christian Jerusalem. The extraordinary picture comes from one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead booklets found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea of Galilee.
The most notorious piece mentioned is a cent,Iranian silver griffin-shaped rython,a ceremonial drinking vessel.Widely considered the premier griffin of antiquity ,it was looted from Kamalkarra Cave,in the western highlands of Iran between 1989 and 1992
World's oldest map: Spanish cave has landscape from 14,000 years ago
World's oldest map: Spanish cave has landscape from years ago. A stone tablet found in a cave in Abauntz in the Navarra region of northern Spain is believed to contain the earliest known representation of a landscape.