Tag Archives: cave painting

Evolution – Part Three

Some years ago I published a series of articles about evolution in my local newspaper. It generated some interest and a spate of letters to the editor, and my publisher liked it. There was even a creationist who challenged me … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cave Art – More

Among the most popular posts on Green Comet is the Cave Art series, parts One, Two and Three. They make a nice summary of the state of the discipline for anyone with a casual interest. A good way to get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Cave Art – Part Three

See also parts one, two and four. The study of cave art continues to produce new revelations. For example, Suzanne Villeneuve of the University of Victoria has recently shown that the best paintings, the ones demonstrating the most skill, tend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Cave Art – Part Two

See also parts one, three and four. Cave art is one of the most interesting discoveries in paleontology. The fossilized bones of our ancient ancestors let us see what they were like millions of years ago, and how they changed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Cave Art

See also parts two, three and more. People have been studying cave art since at least the middle of the nineteenth century. In Europe it took fifty years for the cave paintings found there to be accepted as the ancient … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 6 Comments