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653. "Cavemen", said Buboni, "You may think I do not know anything about cavemen but you would be wrong. I would say without a doubt that I know almost all there is to know about cavemen, minus a few insignificant details, but let me explain.

Rock Art from Bhimbetka, India - 7000 BCE Created over years after the first petroglyphs and cupules were produced at the Auditorium Cave

Found in 1940, the Lascaux cave paintings  represent many animals, including horses, bulls, deer, ibex, cats, a rhinoceros, and even the legendary unicorn. These pictures are accompanied by enigmatic signs and some human representations, such as a man facing a charging bison, raising new questions about the perception of our prehistoric ancestors. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old.

Lascaux Cave Paintings are famous paleolithic paintings in france: Prehistoric, Cat, Ancient,

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The Awakening Spring: of light, embodiment, and soliphilia

Aboriginal petroglyph of the Gagudju people of Northern Australia

Aboriginal pictographs of the Gagudju people of Northern Australia. The art is believed to be at least years old.

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Ice Age Cave Paintings Altamira Spain      The Altamira paintings found in Northern Spain is presumed to be about 11,000-19,000 years old. It is supposed to have been painted by Magdalenian people between 16,000 and 9,000 BC. These paintings were first discovered by a Spanish archeologist named Don Marcelino.

Ice Age Cave Paintings Altamira Spain The Altamira paintings found in Northern Spain, painted by Magdalenian people between and BC.

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L’art rupestre de Lascaux s’exposera au Musée du Cinquantenaire

Witness the beauty of history with these ancient cave paintings across the world. Use TripHobo to plan your trip.

Oldest Cave Paintings Across The World

Chauvet France Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately years ago.

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Alta petroglyphs, Norway: This group of petroglyphs in the Alta Fjord, near the Arctic Circle, bears the traces of a settlement dating from c. 4200 to 500 B.

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Original Art for sophisticated Interior: Lascaux - an ancient Cave Painting on Silk

uncertaintimes:    Neolithic rock art in southern India, ca. 1200-800 BC.  The Megalithic Portal

uncertaintimes: “ Neolithic rock art in southern India, ca. The Megalithic Portal ”

Rock carvings, created by early Saami, the original inhabitants of Arctic Norway, are now protected by a World Heritage site in Alta, Norway...

Rock carvings, created by early Saami, the original inhabitants of Arctic Norway, are now protected by a World Heritage site in Alta, Norway. (PHOTO BY JANE GEORGE)