CAVE PAINTINGS: ALTAMIRA “ Cappella Sistina ” . Who discovered / discover the cave of Altamira?. In Summer in 1879 an anthropologist and his 8 years old daughter were /are exploring an area in SANTILLANA DEL MAR (CANTABRIA). .
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In Summer in 1879 ananthropologist and his 8 yearsolddaughterwere/are exploringanarea in SANTILLANA DEL MAR (CANTABRIA).
Paleolithic period (14.000 BC)
Theysaw/see a crevice in a cave and theycame/come. Suddenly, theydiscovered/discoverthepaintings.
Ochre, red and black mineral pigmentsmixedwithanimalsfat and outlined in charcoal
In the ceiling and walls there are nearly a hundred of animals and signs, especially bisons in different postures (21), with other animals; for example deers, horses andbulls.
different techniques were/are engraving, print,
Scraping using stones.