Stone Age Interior Decorating

An archaeological dig of a Stone Age settlement in England has revealed that the inside walls of the stone dwellings were painted and decorated with patterns several thousand years earlier than had previously been know about. Wondering what the hot colors for interiors were 5,000 years ago?

Red, yellow and orange. According to this article in the Daily Mail on the discovery, the paints were "pigments from ground up minerals bound with animal fat and eggs." The patterns used to decorate are described as "chevrons and zigzags" — early Missoni Home!

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