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Kakadu National Park, Australia....an aboriginal cave painting of some of their creation gods. Aboriginese, believe that all things are living and even though the rock art is miles from one site, to another, it is all one story. We look, as if we are in a museum, one by one, but not so with the people long ago and now.

an aboriginal cave painting of some of their creation gods. Aboriginese, believe that all things are living and even though the rock art is miles from one site, to another, it is all one story.

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.

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

The Caves of Altamira caves Spanish are famous for their rock paintings of the Upper Paleolithic depicting wild mammals and human hands. They are located near Santillana del Mar in Cantabria, 30 kilometers west of Santander. These caves were included amon

Aboriginal Art of the Kimberleys, West Australia: Bradshaw Paintings, named after the Joseph Bradshaw who was the first European to discover them in 1891. Scientists believe they are 17,000 years old.

Aboriginal Art of the Kimberleys, West Australia: Bradshaw Paintings, named after the Joseph Bradshaw who was the first European to discover them in Scientists believe they are years old.

Altamira Cave paintings in Cantabria, Spain

Altamira bison~~Altamira is a cave in Spain that became famous for its colored cave paintings, depicting the wild mammals and the human hands from its vault.

Africa | Rock painting.  Tamadjert, Algeria | ©Giancarlo Salvador

Africa | Rock painting. Tamadjert, Algeria | ©Giancarlo Salvador

Rock Art of the Western Cape, Africa. Use of smaller figures to create sense of perspective.

Rock Art of the Western Cape, Africa. Use of smaller figures to create sense of…

Font de Gaume / Prehistoric painting in the Font de Gaume Cave - La grotte ornée de Font de Gaume (Les Eyzies, Dordogne) a des parois contenant plus de 200 gravures et peintures magdaléniennes.

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings (cave paintings, lascaux cave paintings, altamira cave paintings) - ODDEE

Aboriginal cave painting of a Wandjina

( Cloud and rain spirit - p. ) Aboriginal cave painting of a Wandjina

Spiral Arm  Anasazi pertoglyph

I think this is a man shielding his eyes from the bright sun. But it is commonly known as the Spiral Arm - Anasazi pertoglyph.

Meteor Shaman, San Rafael Swell, SE Utah; photo by John Mumaw

photo by John Mumaw.[Pictograph depicts a shaman holding a snake as spirit images fly about.

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