Woman gathering honey, watercolor copy by F. Benitez Mellado of a Mesolithic (c. 10,000/8000–c. 3000 bce) painting in the Cueva de la Arana, near Bicorp, Spain; in the Museum of Prehistory, Valencia, Spain.
Neanderthals may have invented specialised bone tools and passed their know-how on to the ancestors of modern humans, research suggests.The discovery adds to growing evidence that the Neanderthals, once viewed as dim-witted and primitive, had a high level of technological ability.
✮ A closeup of the center of the 20-ton Aztec Sun Stone which depicts the sun god and the four epochs of the creation and destruction of the universe in Aztec mythology. Other symbols represent the 20 days of the Aztec month, the source o f the popular name of Calendar Stone