What this amounts to is saying that the explosion of culture in the Upper Paleolithic times did not happen earlier because other modern men didnt have the brains to make it happen., they are certainly Neanderthal like in their stone tools.Reeser, Ken, Earliest Art: Representative Art In The Upper Paleolithic Era, 1994 (after: Marshack, 1991; Grand, 1967; Ucko, Peter J., and Rosenfeld, Andre, 1967; Brown, G.Baldwin, 1932; Breuil, Abbe H., date unknown) (unpublished).Also possible, considering the new concepts of time reckoning practiced by Cro-Magnon, are abstract representations of the passage of time, such as spring plants in bloom, or pregnant bison that might represent summer.representations of people, anthropomorphs, are very few, and never show the accuracy or detail of the other animals.What seems to be the truth of the matter is simply that the modern humans of the Levant were different from the Cro-Magnon types that appeared in Europe.
A piece of ivory carved 32,000 years ago is as realistic as anything turned out by the most accomplished carver of the present day.
Humans are represented in simple outlines without features, sometimes with masks, often without regard to proportion, being distorted and isolated.
At the Grottes des Enfants in France are found four burials with red ocher, and associated with Aurignacian tools.
One type of brief industry was Solutrean, occurring from 18 to 15 thousand years ago and limited to Southwest France and Spain.
It is characterized by unique and finely crafted laurel leaf blades, made with a pressure technique requiring a great skill.
Cro-Magnon people lived in tents and other man-made shelters in groups of several families.