A clip from the Werner Herzog documentary on the Chauvet caves, "Cave of Forgotten Dreams". Best to see it at the movies in 3D

The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave. A clip from the documentary "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" by Werner Herzog

RED HAND & MAMMOTH The Red hand stencil and partial outline of a black mammoth, found in the Red Panels Gallery, are located more specifically on the Panel of Hand Stencils. The hand stencil ha…

ANCIENT ARTWORKS: ~ (France’s Chauvet Cave, located in a limestone plateau of the Ardeche River in southern France, contains some of the earliest known paintings, drawn more than years ago.

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One of the panels in the cave, with horses painted facing each other, overlying an earlier outline of a horse.   Chauvet Cave

Chauvet Cave: One of the panels in the cave, with horses painted facing each other, overlying an earlier outline of a horse.

Psalms_Scroll Digging It Up: 7 of the Biggest and Best Archaeological Finds of the 20th Century

Digging It Up: 7 of the Biggest and Best Archaeological Finds of the 20th Century

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of 972 texts written in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Nabataean on parchment, papyrus and bronze.

Nicknamed ''Chauvet Cave'' The Chauvet Cave in southern France contains some of earliest known prehistoric cave paintings in the world. Based on radiocarbon dating the oldest paintings in the cave may be up to 32000 years old.

Fig 1. Engraved Drawing of a Lioness Les Combarelles Cave (c.11,000 BCE) Note the pebble marking the animal's eye, placed there in modern times.

Fig Engraved Drawing of a Lioness Les Combarelles Cave BCE) Note the pebble marking the animal's eye, placed there in modern times.

The Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project (MPPP), organized in 1999, seeks  to preserve petroglyphs on Mesa Prieta through the education of the local community and recording what may be well over 75,000 images on the mesa.

The Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project (MPPP), organized in seeks to preserve petroglyphs on Mesa Prieta through the education of the local community and recording what may be well over images on the mesa.

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