Archaeology: Altamira

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Cave of Altamira 

  • The Cave of Altamira is a cave in Spain famous for its Upper Palaeolithic cave paintings featuring drawings and polychrome rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands.
  • It was the first cave in which prehistoric cave paintings were discovered.
  • When the discovery was first made public in 1880, it led to a bitter public controversy between experts which continued into the early 20th century,

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