Spanish rock art depicting honey gathering during the Mesolithic

  title={Spanish rock art depicting honey gathering during the Mesolithic},
  author={M. Dams and Lya Dams},
THE end of the Upper Palaeolithic and the subsequent Mesolithic of western Europe coincided with a general change of climate, flora and fauna. Throughout this time the nomadic hunters and food gatherers continued their former activities and perfected their techniques in a changing environment, before the introduction of agriculture and the change to a sedentary way of life. In Spain, this period is associated with a type of rock art known as ‘art of the Spanish Levant’, because it occurs only… 

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