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Introduction to the Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave
The Chauvet Cave is one of the most famous prehistoric rock art sites in the world. Located in the Ardeche region of southern France, along the bank of the river Ardeche near the Pont-d'Arc , this cave was only discovered as recently as 1994, happened upon by a small team of cavers led by Jean-Marie Chauvet. Chauvet Cave's importance is based on two factors: firstly, the aesthetic quality of...
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The Descent into the Cave - The Shamanistic-Visionary ...
When the idea of a religious interpretation of Palaeolithic cave art was first suggested during the second half of the last century it was not well received, to say the least. Today, with the developments in psychology, neurosciences, ethnology, anthropology and archaeology, the shamanistic element in the cave decorations is ever more widely (though not universally) accepted. Approaching...
The Lascaux Cave Paintings Symposium - Bradshaw Foundation
The Cave Paintings of the Lascaux Cave
Lascaux Cave Paintings Symposium
Chronicle of the Sessions
The session on the geologic and climatic environment was lead by J. Delgado Rodrigues, with the presentation of the hydrogeologic (Roland Lastennet) and climatic (Philipe Malaurent) contexts, as well as that of an excellent virtual model (Delphine Lacanette). These papers allowed us to...
The Rock Art of India - Bradshaw Foundation
Bradshaw Foundation India Rock Art Archive . Dr. Meenakshi Dubey Pathak is a member of the Rock Art Society of India (RASI), the Indian Society of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies and the Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA), Australia. Dr. Dubey Pathak's extensive research not only brings to light the prehistoric rock art of India but it also highlights the drastic need for its...
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The Tuareg of the African Sahara - Bradshaw Foundation
Tifinagh - The Tuareg Script
The Tuareg inhabit the Saharan regions of North Africa - Niger, Mali, Libya, Algeria and Burkina Faso. Tuareg is an Arabic term meaning abandoned by God. They call themselves Imohag, translated as free men . No one knows the true origin of the Tuareg, where they came from or when they arrived in the Sahara . Reputedly of Berber descent, the language of the Tuareg is...
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