Day: November 3, 2011

Ancient ‘paint factory’ unearthed

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News (October 13, 2011). The kits used by humans 100,000 years ago to make paint have been found at the famous archaeological site of Blombos Cave in South Africa. The hoard includes red and yellow pigments, shell containers, and the grinding cobbles and bone spatulas to work up a […]

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