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

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings (cave paintings, lascaux cave paintings, altamira cave paintings) info on discovery of and contents of caves and pictures of cave art

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

These paleolithic hand stencils from La Cueva de las Manos ( spanish for cave of hands (Santa Cruz, Argentina). The cave paintings date from to years ago.

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

Cave Bear, Art --Chauvet Caves France - perhaps years old. --- Art is where you find it.

Horse in the Central recess at the Chauvet Cave in France, one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world. The paintings there have been dated between 30,000 and 33,000 years old.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

A Gallery of Cave Paintings from the Chauvet Cave as part of the Bradshaw Foundation France Rock Art Archive. The Chauvet Cave is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world.

Prehistoric Neolithic African rock art from the Northern Cape showing a hunting scene. I really like how the shapes and the fugurs have been drawn but how carving into this material would have been a challenge; however the makrs are very soft                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Prehistoric Neolithic African rock art from the Northern Cape showing a hunting scene. I really like how the shapes and the fugurs have been drawn but how carving into this material would have been a challenge; however the makrs are very soft

Horses, prehistoric painting, cave painting, about 15000 BCE, Cueva de Tito Bustillo, cave near Ribadesella, replica, Parque de la Prehistoria de Teverga, Teverga, Park of Prehistory in Teverga, province of Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Northern Spain                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Horses, prehistoric painting, cave painting, about 15000 BC, Cueva de Tito…


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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.

Chauvet (France) Cave Art. Lion heads

Chauvet Cave, the 2nd oldest known cave art in Europe

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.

Stone age cave painting of horses from Chauvet, France. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately 33,000 years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ The dates have been a matter of dispute but a study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000-32,000 BP.

Stone age cave painting of horses from Chauvet, France. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ ** I really want to visit one of these caves.

Prehistoric Cave painting from 35000 years ago

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?

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Rock art cheat sheet: Week Stone Age Art: Amazing page comparing Petroglyph and Pictographs styles found on different continents

Horse heads on the wall of Chauvet Cave, France - photo by some.maniac, via Flickr;  "Fourteen different animal species are depicted in the Chauvet Cave. Here, three beautiful horses' heads face one another."  - MetMuseum

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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_Altamira Cave Painting (Detail) -- Spain -- BCE -- Endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site -- Northern Spain's Altamira Cave Paintings -- Dating back years -- Discovered in 1879

Feeding a herd of cattle. "This type of economy,  so richly depicted in the Tassili-n-Ajjer cave paintings, predominated in the Maghrib until the classical period."

The Tassili N'Ajjer rock carvings as early as 8000 years old and wall paintings in (modern-day) Algeria depict Saharans harvesting the fruit of date-palm trees, a village with a herd of cattle, and defense of a flock of sheep from a lion.

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