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100,000-year-old art studio uncovered

Archaeologists found shells that may have stored ochre, the primitive form of paint. Notice the red pigment. From cave painters to Greek sculptors to post-modern filmmakers, humanity has always had its share of artists. Now, there’s evidence that humans were decorating things thousands of years earlier than we thought. Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is a 100,000-year-old paint workshop in Blombos Cave, South Africa, about 186 miles east of Cape Town.

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