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A Wide Range of Prehistoric Works of Art Go on Display in Spain

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July 3, 2013
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Sculptures, cave paintings and decorated utensils created by anonymous hands during the stone age are on display in a joint exhibition organized by the British Museum which looks to study all forms of art, from the dawn of man to the Ice Age renaissance. The display was inaugurated on Wednesday in Santander, Spain, and has brought together, for the first time, pieces of prehistoric art belonging to museums in Spain, Great Britain, France and Germany. The exhibition's objective is to make visitors feel like they are witnessing art and not history seeing as the pieces on display are full of humanity.


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