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A new study reveals that Nerja is the European cave containing Paleolithic Art with the most confirmed and recurrent visits during prehistory. Scientists have found evidence the caves of Nerja have been visited by humans for 41,000 years which is 10,000 years earlier than previously thought!
The first modern humans spread across Europe in three waves during the Paleolithic, according to a study showing that this first sapiens migration would actually be the last of three major migratory waves to the continent, profoundly rewriting what was thought to be known about the origin of sapiens in Europe.
Researchers present the earliest human footprints known from Germany. The tracks were discovered in the roughly 300,000-year-old Schöningen Paleolithic site complex in Lower Saxony. The footprints, presumably from Homo heidelbergensis, are surrounded by several animal tracks—collectively, they present a picture of the ecosystem at that time.
Researchers recently studied the remains of a modern human baby unearthed in the Grotte du Renne ("Reindeer's cave") located in in Arcy-sur-Cure, Northeast France. The cave is a fascinating Paleolithic site in Europe, with Neanderthal remains.
Excavations at Inkaya Cave in the Turkish western province of Çanakkale, revealed traces of human life dating back 86,000 years. The team also unearthed a number of tools made from flint and used for various purposes by Paleolithic people.
It will take scientists a long time to examine all these ancient cave paintings and engravings. Archaeologists have discovered a major paleolithic cave art site, arguably the most important on Europe's Eastern Iberian Coast.