Non Utilitarian Objects collected by Early Humans: The Archaeology of Curiosity

This is a fossilized shark tooth from the Gravettian strata of the Abri Pataud at Les Eyzies in the French Dordogne. Sharks have been living on earth for about 400 million years. When a shark dies and its cartilage dissolves, the teeth … Continue reading Non Utilitarian Objects collected by Early Humans: The Archaeology of Curiosity