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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.

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Shooting Chauvet: Photographing the World’s Oldest Cave Art

Shooting Chauvet: Photographing the World’s Oldest Cave Art | PROOF

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Shaded image of a cave bear, with an incomplete outline of a second bear below. Chauvet, 30,000-33,000 BCE

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

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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

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Stone age cave painting of horses from Chauvet, France. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately 33,000 years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ The dates have been a matter of dispute but a study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000-32,000 BP.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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