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These Collection Of Cave Paintings Tell A Cohesive Story

Aaron Liu

Talk about commitment: scientists say the various cave paintings of Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau not only share "common themes, colors and depictions" but present a unifying "cosmology," despite having been etched over a period of centuries. While most of the works are between 500 to 900 years old, carbon dating confirms that one of the paintings dates back to 6,000 years ago.

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  • Hannah Kim

    Fascinating and illuminating! I'm always intrigued to hear more about the lifestyles and beliefs of the past. I think there is much to learn from them