The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings

More info about travel to France: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france From about 18,000 to 10,000 b.c., long before Stonehenge and the pyramids, back when mammoths and saber-toothed cats still roamed the earth, prehistoric people painted deep inside caves in what is today the Dordogne region of France. These cave paintings are huge and sophisticated projects executed by artists and supported by an impressive culture — the Magdalenians.

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Lascaux France Cave painting - fry

Lascaux france cave painting presentation

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Lascaux Cave Paintings - France Tours

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The famous Lascaux cave paintings, near Montignac, in the Perigord region of southwest France.

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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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Were neandertals cave artists, too?

Were neandertals cave artists, too?

One of the biggest debates in archaeology is whether Neandertals were capable of the kind of abstract and symbolic expression that prehistoric modern humans demonstrated in abundance—for example, by painting animal images on the walls of caves like Chauvet and Lascaux in France and Altamira in Spain...

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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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CGI video of cave painting at Lascaux, France documentary

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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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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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Lascaux in southwestern France - Paleolithic cave paintings - lascaux caves opening times

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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