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Chauvet Cave rock art by ‘Neanderthals’

  title={Chauvet Cave rock art by ‘Neanderthals’},
  author={R. Bednarik},
The attribution of the rock art in Chauvet Cave to the Aurignacian and the challenges to its dating are reviewed. Similarly, the dominant view that the palaeoart of the Early Upper Palaeolithic technological traditions is generally the work of invading modern humans is tested against the lack of evidence of the presence of such hominins. Even the need to account for the physical changes of hominins towards the end of the Late Pleistocene by a replacement hypothesis is refuted. It is contended… Expand

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