Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December 18, 1994, 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 30,000–32,000 years ago.
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.