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Ancient engraving may represent paleolithic campsite

A paleolithic engraving found in Spain may depict a hunter-gatherer campsite. Landscapes and features of the everyday world were scarcely represented in Paleolithic art, especially those features associated with the human landscape (huts and campsites). On the contrary, other figurative motifs (especially animals) and signs, traditionally linked to the magic or

DNA analysed from early European hunter-gatherer

Scientists have analysed DNA extracted from the remains of a hunter-gatherer who lived in Europe 30,000 years ago. Excavations at Kostenki, on the banks of the river Don in southern Russia, have yielded large concentrations of archaeological finds from the Palaeolithic (roughly 40,000 years ago to 10,000 years ago). Some of