"A. Ashkuff, I just read the following, and I thought it kind of addressed your questions. The quote doesn't pertain to the above image, and it is more general. Perhaps it will help you sleep or stay awake longer:
"The Lascaux caves,…"
"Yet, I still wonder. What purpose of these paintings have served?
Surely, it's wasn't for mere aesthetic, since it was painted in the dark.
Damn, this is going to keep up awake.
--- Ashkuff | www.ashkuff.com | How to venture…"
"It is intriguing that this discovery comes on the heels of another, that many Europeans share DNA with Neanderthals. Little more than twenty years ago archeologists were still debating whether the Neanderthals could speak. Does a new sense of…"
The oldest work of art ever": 42,000-year-old paintings of seals found in Spanish caveThe world's oldest works of art have been found in a cave on Spain's Costa del Sol, scientists believe.Six paintings of seals are at least 42,000 years old and are the only known artistic images created by Neanderthal man, experts…See More
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"The two books I'm reading and that are quite good are:
Pettitt, Paul. The Paleolithic Origins of Human Burial. New York: Routledge, 2011.
Taylor, Timothy. The Buried Soul: How Humans Invented Death. Boston: Beacon Press, 2002.