Religious Beliefs Seen as Basis of Origins of Palaeolithic Art
ScienceDaily (Mar. 26, 2010) — The idea that palaeolithic art is based in religious beliefs isn’t new. But for years, anthropologists, archaeologists and historians of art understood these artistic manifestations as purely aesthetic and decorative motives. Eduardo Palacio-Pérez, researcher at the University of Cantabria (UC), now reveals the origins of the theory.