14th July 2021
Cave paintings discovered in Aravallis
News: Cave paintings have been discovered by the Archaeologists in a rocky and forested corner of Haryana.
About the cave:
The cave is believed to be belonging to the Upper Palaeolithic age, which could potentially make it one of the oldest cave arts in the country.
The cave is lying safely in a maze of quartzite rocks in the Aravallis, near the only surviving forest of the region called Mangar Bani,
The people living in the village Manger and selakhari, a nearby village claim that they have been aware of these paintings since ages.
It includes paintings related to human figurines, geometric patterns.
It also has rock art and open ceremonial centres.
Though tools have been found earlier as well, it is the first time that cave paintings have been found from Aravallis at such a large magnitude
They have been painted using natural color ranging from ochre to white.