A Regional Study of Finger Flutings in 12 Paleolithic Caves

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2010-2016 Archived Posters

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Van Gelder, Leslie
Research Symposium; Arts and Humanities; History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology; Other History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
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Finger flutings were lines drawn with fingers and hands in caves during the Upper Paleolithic (10-40,000 B.P.). They contain a wealth of forensic evidence about who created cave art. This study examined 12 caves in Northern Spain. Findings included new sites, presence of children, and new knowledge on social interaction.