The fossilised handprints were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau. Photo: Facebook
The fossilised handprints were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau. Photo: Facebook
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Ice-age children’s handprints found in India could be some of world’s oldest art

  • The impressions, likely of squished hands and sticky mud from children aged between 7 and 12, were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau
  • David Zhang, a professor of geography at Guangzhou University in China, first discovered the prints while out on an expedition

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The fossilised handprints were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau. Photo: Facebook
The fossilised handprints were preserved in limestone on the Tibetan Plateau. Photo: Facebook
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