Archive for the ‘Prehistory of Spain’ Category

Basque cave painting of bears

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011


Rather wonderful cave painting from Ekain in the Basque County of two bears. They apparantly represent brown not cave bears. They date from 14,500-10,000 years ago.

More in English and how to visit a nearby replica here. Pictures from here.

Early civilization collapse in Sierra de Baza

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

From the BBC yesterday and picked up from the iberianatureforum here One of Western Europe’s earliest known urban societies may have sown the seeds of its own downfall