Nat Geo, "Oldest "Art Studio" Found; Evidence of Early Chemistry"

Ker Than discusses a 2011 archaeological find that gives a new date for artist's palettes.

"A coating of bright red powder on the insides of a pair of 100,000-year-old abalone shells is evidence of the oldest known art workshop, a new study says."

Original Source: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/10/111013-oldest-art-studio-early-humans-science-archaeology/

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