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"Britain's 'earliest' prehistoric cave art"

Britain's 'earliest' prehistoric cave art
keywords: Rock art - Palaeolithic cave art
Archaeologists have discovered the earliest known example of prehistoric cave art in Britain.

It consists of 12,000-year-old engravings of birds and an ibex carved into the stone walls at Creswell Crags, Derbyshire.

The identification was made by Paul Bahn and Paul Pettitt, with Spanish colleague Sergio Ripoll. ...

Read more at BBC News (june 16, 2003)