Prehistoric rock carvings may have been the earliest cartoons in history, new study suggests - New Style Motorsport

The oldest moving images in the world may not have come from the late 19th century, but from thousands of years earlier: Ancient animal images carved into flat stones tens of thousands of years ago were deliberately placed around the fire to make them appear animated by the flickering light of the fire. suggests a new study.

The creation of such animated carvings could have been a popular prehistoric activity when a family group sat around a fire. And at least some of the wall paintings and carvings found in ancient caves could also have been influenced by their appearance in moving light and shadows from flames, the study suggests.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *