Fifteen of the images, whose age is estimated at about 14 thousand years, the researchers found in one of the caves on the territory of the Spanish province of Gipuzkoa. Reportedly, the rock engravings was back in April, but only now experts sufficiently examined them, and reported his discovery.
As reported by archaeologist Diego Garate, engaged in the study of ancient images, thanks to the stable temperature and appropriate humidity levels in the cave drawings have survived very well. Basically, the ancient people painted on cave walls horses, bison and some other animals. Some of the images, according to him, was made in “very unusual technique.”
We will remind, last year the rock paintings of bison allowed an international group of researchers from Russia and other countries to prove the existence of a biological conclusion regarding the “reality” of which scientists for a long time there was doubt. This kind of is a result of hybridization, which in the animal world, it happens very rarely. Indirect evidence of its existence was known 15 years ago, but it wasn’t enough, because of what an ancient animal jokingly called the “Higgs bison”, which, of course, is a reference to the famous elementary particle. Just discovered the drawings helped to make sure that the “Higgs bison” really roamed the Earth.
Sometimes pictures tell about some significant events in the life of the ancient people and even the planet. For example, some cave paintings of the Paleolithic period of the Chauvet cave in the South of France, assumed to represent the eruption of a powerful volcano.
Another interesting (albeit a pretty “fresh” compared to the above) rock paintings, according to several media, was recently discovered in one of the mountain ranges of China. We are talking about the grooves, the size and the distance between which correspond to the size and arrangement of the several planets in the Solar system. Reportedly, the images were accompanied by text in Aramaic.