red ochre

  • Neanderthals painted stalagmites red

    Ochre pigments reveal 65,000-year-old Spanish cave paintings.

    Deep in Cueva de Ardales (Cave of Ardales) in Spain, stalagmites have been painted red by artistic Neanderthals, acco...

    Archaeology August 3, 2021
  • Understanding the allure of red ochre

    Researchers dive into early Mexican history.

    Red ochre was so valuable to the Paleoindians of the early Americas that they were willing to risk their lives to col...

    Archaeology July 4, 2020
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