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Ancient Rock Art Found In An Argentinian Cave Featuring Cultural Information On How To Survive Is Older Than Archaeologists Previously Thought, Dating Back Over 8,000 Years Ago

“We think it was part of a human strategy to build social networks across dispersed groups, which contributed to making these societies more resilient against a very challenging ecology,” said Barberena.

The era during which people made the art lines up with a time in the region when the weather was extremely hot and dry. While it is unclear what the comb motif represents, it may have helped people survive the dry period.

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