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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.­­­

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The Horses of Pech-Merle Cave in France.

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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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from Kyle Pitt's Portfolio

Cave Paintings 30,000 Years Ago

The cave painting shown above is located in Lascaux

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

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The Grotte de Rouffignac is home to over a hundred engravings and line-drawings of mammoths. ... The images date back to ... about 13000 years BP. The cave is over eight kilometers long. ... There are over 250 images in total and 158 of these are mammoths. ... Representations of mammoths are quite rare in prehistoric art." ("Mammoth bones are rarely found in south-west France.") Other drawings include "horses, bison and ibex and even a rhinoceros." - photo from northofthedordogne

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from Oddee

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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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.

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Ancient Craft - prehistoric art patterns for making "cave paintings"

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Google Image Result for http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v439/n7079/images/nature04521-f5.2.jpg

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