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Archaeologists discover Paleolithic a...
Foz Coa Douro, Portugal
By Jonathan Mitchell
17 Jan 2013

In the Coa Valley of northern Portugal, archaeologists have discovered around 100 rock panels which depict animation at 2 or 3 frames per second carved onto the rocks of the valley. This is a pan shot of the Coa Valley.

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Archaeologists discover Paleolithic a...
Foz Coa Douro, Portugal
By Jonathan Mitchell
17 Jan 2013

Archaeologists have discovered 100 or so rock carvings from the Upper Palaeolithic (10,000 to 30,000 years ago) which depict basic animation at 2 to 3 frames per second. Although hard to see, this horse's ears move. GIF animation (handout) available on request.

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Archaeologists discover Paleolithic a...
Foz Coa, Portugal
By Jonathan Mitchell
17 Jan 2013

Archaeologists have discovered 100 or so rock carvings from the Upper Palaeolithic (10,000 to 30,000 years ago) which depict basic animation at 2 to 3 frames per second. Sited in the Coa Valley of northern Portugal, they are the first known examples of animation.

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Archaeologists discover Paleolithic a...
Foz Coa Douro Portugal
By Jonathan Mitchell
17 Jan 2013

Archaeologists have discovered 100 or so rock carvings from the Upper Palaeolithic (10,000 to 30,000 years ago) which depict basic animation at 2 to 3 frames per second.