Oldest art in the world: Molluscs carving may predate humans (VIDEO).

The World’s First Artwork May Predate Humans (Video)

The World’s First Artwork May Predate Humans (Video)

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Dec. 5 2014 5:32 PM

Zigzag on a Mollusk

Does the world’s first art predate humans?

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A geometric shape carved onto a mollusk shell may prove that at our ancestors showed artistic creativity far before Homo sapiens showed up.

Update, Nov. 28, 2016: This video has been removed pending the resolution of a licensing claim.