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Prehistoric carvings are oldest known story sequence

The oldest narrative scene of a male figure holding its phallus whilst flanked by two leopards carved into a Neolithic bench

This scene of a man flanked by two leopards is one of two panels forming the oldest known depiction of a narrative scene. Credit: Sayburç Project Archive

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Nature 612, 378 (2022)



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