Archaeologists have found the oldest known art from our early ancestors.
These carvings are thousands of years older than the earliest cave paintings — also in southern France. Who carved them, and why? And what’s the link between art and language?
Linguist Daniel Midgley goes palaeolithic on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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A grab bag of articles contributed to this show, and here they are.
Original article, but paywall:
Here’s some more on Mesopotamian clay tokens.