Cave Art: From 100,000 years ago and for 60,000 years our ancestors appeared to develop and very little and to make stone tools and from those created by Neanderthals and living like them as early hunter- gatherers. But from about 35,000 years ago and over the next fifteen thousand years throughout the last ice age our magnon's  artististic reached critical mass and spread not only all over europe asia in australia but also in australia and africa throughout the old world too.