Medical Views on Prehistoric Representations of Human Hands
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IN certain caves, where prehistoric wall-paintings have been discovered, imprints of human hands have also been found. They often appear close to drawings of animals. Sometimes they are separated from these drawings, and at first sight seem to have hardly any connection with them, being there, apparently, by accident. At the present time, reproductions ofhuman hands have been found in some dozen caves, notably in those of Gargas, Bedeilhac, Trois-Freres and Cabrerets in France, and at Altamira and Castillo in Spain.
Medical History, Vol. 1, no. 4 (1957-10).
Janssens, Paul A., "Medical Views on Prehistoric Representations of Human Hands" (1957). KIP Articles. 3230.