September 27, 2023



Stone Age Carvings Are so Precise That They Reveal Species, Gender, Even Age

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By Rebecca McPhee

September 15, 2023

Newly discovered Stone Age carvings in western Namibia are so detailed that expert trackers have been able to identify the species, age, and gender from them.

The Doro Nawas site sits in a rocky basin with sandstone walls and dates back around 5,000 years. Sandstone is a perfect medium for creating engravings. Engravings of prints have been found on many prehistoric rocks around the globe, but the exquisite detail sets these apart.

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