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Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) (English /læsˈkoʊ/, French: ) is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne. They contain some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old. They primarily consist of images of large animals, most of which are known from fossil evidence to have lived in the area at the...

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Lascaux

Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) (English /læsˈkoʊ/, French: ) is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne. They contain some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old. They primarily consist of images of large animals, most of which are known from fossil evidence to have lived in the area at the...

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Showcase: Lascaux Cave Museum

Some of the most stunning prehistoric art has been closed off from visitors for more than 50 years. But a full-sized replica of the Lascaux caves has been created in France. And visitors can once again immerse themselves in the paintings and the life of the Stone Age.

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Chinese Horse in Lascaux, France: Experimenting With Textures

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This horse aptly named ”Chinese Horse” derives from the Lascaux Cave in Dordogne, France.

“Palaeolithic Art developed over a period of 20-25,000 years and continued until the end of the last ice age, 11,000 years ago”. Radiocarbon testing is what is used to establish these rough dates for the majority of paintings.

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"LASCAUX" "Its 26,000 year old cave Art"

Lascaux is the name given to a number of caves in southwestern France famous for their cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the Dordogne département. They contain some of the most well-known Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 26,000 years old. They primarily consist of realistic images of large animals.

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From: Charles W. Stutts

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Assignment told from a students perspective on making cave handprints

Benjamin G. (at student at Northeast Elementary in Ankeny, Iowa) is describing the story told to the class about the cave painting art found in Lascaux, France in 1938. Way to go Ben! You blew my mind with ALL you remember buddy. :)

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Race to save prehistoric art in Lascaux

It may be cave art, but it takes high-tech expertise to bring the paintings of France's Lascaux caves to life again. Artists are rushing to complete a new reproduction of the historic site before it's too late.

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Grotte de Lascaux & Lascaux II in southwestern France

Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) is the setting of a complex of caves

in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings.

The original caves are located near the village of Montignac,

in the department of Dordogne. They contain some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old. More info Visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lascaux

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Grotte de Lascaux & Lascaux II - grotte de lascaux france

Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) (English /læsˈkoʊ/, French: ) is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne. They contain some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old. They primarily consist of images of large animals, most of which are known from fossil evidence to have lived in the area at the...

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Lascaux

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings.The original caves are located near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne.They contain some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art.These paintings are estimated to be circa 17,300 years old.

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