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"Art of prehistoric people was more complex than is believed"

All the scientists said these paintings as being modern forgeries that a Spanish amateur archaeologist would be discovered in a cave of Altamira in 1879. Scientists believe that people were stone-age it was impossible to create such works of art. Meanwhile, this view has changed a lot. Art historians have distinguished several types of cave paintings. While paintings of Altamira (c. 13-12 BC) with complex scenes of hunting belong to the so-called Levant style, Lascaux cave paintings (c. 17-15 BC) have been considered as belonging painting style of large animals.
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