New Analysis of Ancient Cave Paintings Suggest Women to be Artists Responsible

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Ancient cave paintings

Ancient cave paintings

Were the First Artists Mostly Women?:
http://www.whitewolfpack.com/2016/08/were-first-artists-mostly-women.html

Handprints in ancient cave art most often belonged to women, overturning the dogma that the earliest artists were all men.

Women made most of the oldest-known cave art paintings, suggests a new analysis of ancient handprints. Most scholars had assumed these ancient artists were predominantly men, so the finding overturns decades of archaeological dogma.

Archaeologists have found hundreds of hand stencils on cave walls across the world. Because many of these early paintings also showcase game animals—bison, reindeer, horses, woolly mammoths—many researchers have proposed that they were made by male hunters, perhaps to chronicle their kills or as some kind of “hunting magic” to improve success of an upcoming hunt. The new study suggests otherwise.

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My Commentary: Ancient home-making? 🙂

♪ Connect One! ♪

As I scrolled through my Facebook news feed, I discovered the following artwork here, being shared by the page, “Being Classically Liberal,” and originally posted it to the wall of my friend, Damion S., along with commentary…

“Progressive-Education style game!
Connect One: The Classic Vertical One-In-A-Row Game”

My Commentary: ♪ There’s a single spot! No need for fun! Go for it! Connect one! ♪