Over 30,000-Year-Old Handprints, Where To Find These?



This ancient art can be found in Cueva del Castillo or Cave of the Castle. It is an archaeological site within the complex of the Caves of Monte Castillo, in Puente Viesgo, Cantabria, Spain.

This was featured in the story about the origins of art published by National Geographic. The outline of the hand was made by aerosolizing red ocher pigment. Ocher is an earthy pigment that contains ferric oxide, typically with clay and its color varies from light yellow to brown or red.

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