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Easy Podcast: La Cueva de las Manos y la historia del arte rupestre

La Cueva de las Manos (Cave of Hands) is an archeological site located in Santa Cruz province, Argentina.

This site holds the oldest records of cave painting in South America (dating back to approximately 11,000 to 7,000 BC) and is named after the hundreds of hands stenciled into the rock surface. In addition to the hand art, there are also depictions of the animals of the area and geometrical and abstract shapes reflecting distinct art periods.

Click play to discover the secrets of la Cueva de las Manos and learn the fascinating history of cave paintings around the world!