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.

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.

Chauvet Cave  paintings  discovered 1994  Paleolithic 40,000-10,000 BCE    Google Image Result for http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Vk5mK4qKV6w/TdsLPLkuYYI/AAAAAAAABFY/ejmM_oXBxZc/s640/634x375chauvet-cave-rhino-painting_2351.jpg

Chauvet Cave paintings discovered 1994 Paleolithic 40,000-10,000 BCE Google Image Result for http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Vk5mK4qKV6w/TdsLPLkuYYI/AAAAAAAABFY/ejmM_oXBxZc/s640/634x375chauvet-cave-rhino-painting_2351.jpg

Chauvet Cave, France - The oldest known cave art in Europe is the Chauvet Cave in France. The oldest paintings from the Chauvet Cave were made by hunters and gatherers around 32,400 years ago.

Chauvet Cave, the 2nd oldest known cave art in Europe

Chauvet Cave, France - The oldest known cave art in Europe is the Chauvet Cave in France. The oldest paintings from the Chauvet Cave were made by hunters and gatherers around 32,400 years ago.

Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery

The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave

A 30,000 year old hand print from Chauvet Cave in France. They think the artist put red ochre "paint" in her mouth, placed her hand on the rock, then spat it out in a spray to create this negative image. Most of the handprints seem to be from an adolescent or possibly a female.

A 30,000 year old hand print from Chauvet Cave in France. They think the artist put red ochre "paint" in her mouth, placed her hand on the rock, then spat it out in a spray to create this negative image. Most of the handprints seem to be from an adolescent or possibly a female.

Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave (Grotte Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc, Ardèche) In the Ardèche department of southern France, is a cave that contains the earliest known and best preserved cave paintings in the world. At least 13 different species are depicted. The cave was used by humans during two periods - Aurignacian : 30,000-32,000 years ago / Gravettian : 25,000-27,000 years ago

Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave (Grotte Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc, Ardèche) In the Ardèche department of southern France, is a cave that contains the earliest known and best preserved cave paintings in the world. At least 13 different species are depicted. The cave was used by humans during two periods - Aurignacian : 30,000-32,000 years ago / Gravettian : 25,000-27,000 years ago

The Venus & The Sorcerer: The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave. 30,000+ yrs ago. #caves #art #prehistoric

The Venus & The Sorcerer: The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave. 30,000+ yrs ago. #caves #art #prehistoric

Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Oldest Known Cave Painting | Chauvet Cave Paintings | The Holland Project Gallery

Oldest Known Cave Painting | Chauvet Cave Paintings | The Holland Project Gallery

Cave bears loomed large in the Cro-Magnon mind as shown in this Chauvet cave painting.

Fate of the Cave Bear

Cave bears loomed large in the Cro-Magnon mind as shown in this Chauvet cave painting.

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