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History of Communication from Cave Drawings to the Web . All animal species have perfected a system of communication, but humans are the only species capable of spoken language. Effective communication is essential for a variety of reasons.

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Drawings of humans are rare and are usually schematic rather than the more naturalistic animal subjects. Cave art may have begun in the Aurignacian period (Hohle Fels, Germany), but reached its apogee in the late Magdalenian (Lascaux, France). The paintings were drawn with red and yellow ochre, hematite, manganese oxide and charcoal.

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Although scientists say that speech developed approximately 100,000 years ago, first written evidence of communication dates to 30,000 years ago. It is located in Chauvet Cave in France and dates to Palaeolithic era. Give Homo sapiens some 20,000 years and the next step from cave paintings are petroglyphs.

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While cave paintings have long been cited as early evidence of human art, Canadian anthropologists believe that abstract signs and symbols in European caves may represent "the first glimmers of ...

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Previously overlooked patterns in the cave art of southern France and Spain suggest man might have learned written communication 25,000 years earlier than we thought. By Robin McKie

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A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World The discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking the origins of art—and of humanity

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The oldest date given to an animal cave painting is now a bull dated circa as over 40 000 years, at Lubang Jeriji Saléh cave, East Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. Before this discovery, the oldest known cave painting was a depiction of a pig with a minimum age of 35,400 years, at Timpuseng cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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She notes that cave art has also been made within a cave's acoustic "hot spot," where ceremony and storytelling may have also taken place, suggesting the art was less a form of communication and ...

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Prehistoric cave-art is important as it serves as some of the best means of showing the interaction between our primitive ancestors and the world as they perceived it. The Image (right) is the most basic self portrait (From Pech Merle, c. 25,000 BP). Through it we can see the first steps of our ...

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Ever since the beginning of the 20th century, several attempts have been made to find the meaning(s) of Paleolithic rock art. Art for art’s sake, totemism, the Abbe Breuil’s hunting magic and Leroi-Gourhan’s and Laming-Emperaires’s structuralist theories were proposed and then abandoned one after the other (Delporte 1990, Lorblanchet 1995).