By Amir D. Aczel
What Are The Ancients attempting to inform Us?
"Why could the Cro-Magnon hunter-gatherers of Europe fritter away loads effort and time to penetrate into deep, darkish, and unsafe caverns, the place they could come upon cave bears and lions or wander off and die, aided simply by way of the dim glow of animal fat–burning stone candles, usually crawling on all fours for distances of as much as a mile or extra underground . . . to color outstanding, haunting photos of animals?"
—From The Cave and the Cathedral
Join researcher and scientist Amir D. Aczel on a time-traveling trip in the course of the prior and become aware of what the traditional caves of France and Spain may perhaps display concerning the foundation of language, artwork, and human notion as he illuminates one of many maximum mysteries in anthropology.
"A well-researched and hugely readable exploration of 1 of the main outstanding manifestations of the original human inventive spirit–and certainly one of its so much exciting mysteries."
—Ian Tattersall, Curator, department of Anthropology, American Museum of common background, and writer of The Fossil path: How we all know What we expect we all know approximately Human Evolution