Earliest parietal art: Hominin hand and foot traces from the middle Pleistocene of Tibet

@article{Zhang2021EarliestPA,
  title={Earliest parietal art: Hominin hand and foot traces from the middle Pleistocene of Tibet},
  author={David Dian Zhang and Matthew R. Bennett and Hai Cheng and Leibin Wang and Haiwei Zhang and Sally C. Reynolds and Shengda Zhang and Xiaoqing Wang and Teng Li and Tommy Urban and Qing Pei and Zhifeng Wu and Pu Zhang and Chun-ru Liu and Yafeng Wang and Cong Wang and Dongju Zhang and R. Lawrence Edwards},
  journal={Science Bulletin},
  year={2021}
}
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