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On the Origins of the Arts

Paleolithic paintings from roughly years ago at Chauvet Cave, in southern France.

animali di potere rinoceronte - Cerca con Google

Prehistoric cave images discovered by three speleologues; Eliette Brunel, Jean-marie Chauvet and Christian Hillaire in the commune of Vallon Pont D'Arc, Ardeche. Rhino images in the 'salle du fond'.

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, El Castillo Cave, Spain. A hand stencil has been dated to years old, making it one of the oldest examples of cave art in Europe. (Courtesy of Pedro Saura)