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ancientart: “ Prehistoric cave paintings form the Chauvet Cave in Southern France. Discovered in the Chauvet Cave is significant for its almost completely intact cave drawings that appear on its walls. Through carbon-dating, it was discovered.

This movie is available in the Safety Harbor Library - if you're into the history of mankind this is not to be missed!

The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave. A clip from the documentary "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" by Werner Herzog

Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around 12,000 BC.

See real cave art. Ancient Paleolithic paintings in Lascaux, south west of France. This cave art is located near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne. Dates to around BC.

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UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee lists the Decorated Cave of Pont-d’Arc (Grotte Chauvet / Chauvet Cave) on the World Heritage List of cultural properties.

New tests show that these crude Spanish cave paintings of a red sphere and handprints are the oldest in the world.

World's oldest cave paintings discovered in Spain - and they may have been painted by Neanderthals

The Panel of Hands at El Castillo Cave in Spain. Researchers have now dated one of these hand stencils back to years ago. CREDIT: Pedro Saura Were Neanderthals Europe’s First Cave Artists?

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Detail from the panel of sixteen lions at Chauvet Cave (France) created in the last glacial period years ago

The Painted Gallery of Lascaux, France, is filled with colorful renderings of animals and people painted about 17,000 years ago

Lascaux Caves is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. These paintings are estimated to be years old.

Dotted horses, with hands, from the cave at Pech Merle, France. Some date from the Gravettian culture (some 25,000 years BCE). But some of the paintings and engravings, however, may date from the later Magdalenian era (16,000 years BCE). (Scientists have now proven that the horses then were indeed dappled like this; it was not an artistic liberty. rw)

Dotted Horses With Hands -- From the cave at Pech Merle, France. Some date from the Gravettian Culture BCE). Other paintings & engravings, however, may date from the later Magdalenian Era BCE).

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.

Axial Gallery, Lascaux Cave, France, c. 15,000-10,000 B.C.

Ancient Paleolithic Paintings -- Axial Gallery in Lascaux Cave, Southwest France -- This cave art is located near the village of Montignac & dates to around BCE.

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

Prehistoric Cave painting from 35000 years ago. The question is, what were they trying to depict in this piece of Ancient Art History? (The question is, had they discovered hallucinogens years ago?

artafrica:  “ Drakensburg Cave, Rock Art, South Africa by Kenneth Garrett ”

artafrica: Drakensburg Cave, Rock Art, South Africa by Kenneth Garrett

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The Altamira paintings found in Northern Spain is presumed to be about years old. It is supposed to have been painted by Magdalenian people between and BC. These paintings were first discovered by a Spanish archeologist named Don Marcelino.

Altamira cave, Spain. Paintings around 14,000 years old.

Hall of Bulls, Lascaux Caves.Lascaux Caves is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings.

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

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