Archaeologists say ancient shell engraving is oldest human art

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 16:01 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Brooks HaysLEIDEN, Netherlands, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Researchers say a sharp zigzag, engraved into the underside of a shell, is the oldest example of human art, dating back 430,000 to 540,000 years.

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