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.
The Four Horses Panel in Chauvet Cave. Scientist Jean Clottes believes the images were intended to be experienced much the way we view movies, theater, or even religious ceremonies today—as a powerful shared experience.
Beautiful drawing of horses facing one another in Chauvet Cave in France. Art dates back to years. Seeing their artistry in the film Cave of Forgotten Dreams - Wernor Herzog is as close as one can get to the art as the caves are not open to the public.