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Boning up on Neanderthal art

A decorated bone object adds to the mounting evidence that Neanderthals were capable of advanced behavioural complexity and could produce artistic representations.

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Fig. 1: Earliest appearances of innovative and sophisticated material cultures associated with anatomically modern humans and Neanderthals.

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Bello, S.M. Boning up on Neanderthal art. Nat Ecol Evol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01506-z

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