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20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings (cave paintings, lascaux cave paintings, altamira cave paintings) - ODDEE

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings

Chauvet Cave Art: The Chauvet Cave is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world. With one exception, all of the cave art paintings have been dated between & years ago.

Connections Between Cave Paintings, Continents, and the Past

Connections Between Cave Paintings, Continents, and the Past

ANCIENT ARTWORKS: ~ (France’s Chauvet Cave, located in a limestone plateau of the Ardeche River in southern France, contains some of the earliest known paintings, drawn more than years ago.

Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery

The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave

Beautiful drawing of horses facing one another in Chauvet Cave in France. Art dates back to years. The film "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" by Wernor Herzog is as close as one can get to the art as the caves are not open to the public.

Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Шове - Chauvet -- Lions Hunting Bison -- BCE -- Chauvet Cave Paintings in Ardeche Valley -- France

Grotte ornée du Pont d'Arc dite Chauvet © Jean Clottes - Panneau des chevaux

Painting, Chauvet Cave, France, ca. years ago :: links to article on the earliest domestication of horses.

lion man of the hohlenstein stadel - Google Search

Bison, detail of a painted ceiling in the Altamira cave,Santander, Spain, ca.

Prehistoric cave painting of a deer herd and hunters, Paleolithic 15-13MBC, Lascaux Caves in France. http://www.oddee.com/item_93915.aspx

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings (cave paintings, lascaux cave paintings, altamira cave paintings) - ODDEE

Altamira Cave paintings in Cantabria, Spain

Altamira bison~~Altamira is a cave in Spain that became famous for its colored cave paintings, depicting the wild mammals and the human hands from its vault.

Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave            Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave ~  Ardeche Valley in France~  radiocarbon dating has set the age of most of the cave paintings at between 32,000 and 30,000 BP (before the present) in radiocarbon years

These cave paintings amaze me: Horse heads, Chauvet Cave. Fourteen different animal species are depicted in the Chauvet Cave. Here, three beautiful horses' heads face one another. Someday I want to see cave paintings in person.

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