Archaeology, Archaeology Research

Neanderthals wore body paint?

A team led by Professor Joao Zilhao from Bristol University working at two sites in Murcia, Spain, have found evidence of shells containing pigment residue dating to 50,000 years ago on a Neanderthal site. This includes lumps of a yellow pigment, red powder mixed with reflective black material, and the shells themselves which were coated… Continue reading Neanderthals wore body paint?