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20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings

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

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Paleolithic hand stencils from the cave at Lascaux, France. 25-30,000 years old.

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Shaded image of a cave bear, with an incomplete outline of a second bear below. Chauvet, 30,000-33,000 BCE

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Paleolithic cave painting...Cave of Hands/Argentina...75000 BC

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Chauvet Cave paintings discovered 1994 Paleolithic 40,000-10,000 BCE Google Image Result for http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Vk5mK4qKV6w/TdsLPLkuYYI/AAAAAAAABFY/ejmM_oXBxZc/s640/634x375chauvet-cave-rhino-painting_2351.jpg

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Beautiful drawing of horses facing one another in Chauvet Cave in France. Art dates back 30,000 to 33,000 years. Seeing their artistry in 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.

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Primitive And Descriptive Cave Paintings

Cave paintings are absolutely fascinating. This one is just gorgeous. Humans…

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ancientart: 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.

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Stone Age Art ~ Amazing page comparing Petroglyph and Pictographs styles found on different continents. While I don't romanticize such things, it struck me strongly when looking at World Heritage Sites that human beings in so many different parts of the world painted, carved, or in some way inscribed their humanity onto the walls of the earth.

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