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Cave Art Mystery
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Reading the Rock
Photograph by Carsten Peter

Fage peers at a symbol painted over a hand stencil in Gua Tewet. Analyzing pencil sketches, tracings, and photos of the paintings, Fage has identified 57 separate motifs composed of various combinations of dashes, chevrons, and lines—straight, curved, and branching.
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Camera: Canon 1D
Film Type: Digital
Lens: 17mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/10 @ f/12.9

Weather Conditions: Unrecorded
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Several strobes and lightbox

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