- Aboriginal Australians begin their rock painting tradition, among the oldest art in the world (~26,000 B.C. ???)Read more
The oldest firmly dated rock art painting in Australia, dated at roughly 26,000 B.C., is a charcoal drawing on a rock fragment in the Narwala Gabarnmang rock shelter in the Northern Territory.
- Humans use ovens to cook meat possibly for first time in modern-day Czech Republic (~29,000 B.C.)Read more
Central Europe’s prehistoric people would likely have been amused by today’s hand-sized hamburgers and hot dogs, since archaeologists have just uncovered a 29,000 B.C. well-equipped kitchen where roasted gigantic…
- Rock paintings tradition begins in Bhimbetka rock shelters in India (~30,000 B.C. ???)Read more
The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site in central India that spans the prehistoric paleolithic and mesolithic periods, as well as the historic period. It exhibits the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subcontinent and evidence…
- Humans in the Levant invent the mortar and pestle to grind ingredients for food or medicine (~35,000 B.C. ???)Read more
Mortar and pestle are implements used since ancient times to prepare ingredients or substances by crushing and grinding them into a fine paste or powder in the kitchen, medicine and pharmacy.
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