Dating cave paintings

21-Nov-2018 18:25

This enormous shelter was once home to an entire village and as you walk along it you can see remains of the forge and the church etc.

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This 1000-mile-wide land route was passable because sea levels during the ice ages were hundreds of feet lower than they are today.

The paintings are almost all of animals and the colour and detail used is amazing.

About halfway between Le Bugue and Montignac is the troglodyte town of La Roque Saint Christophe which occupies a fabulous position about 90 meters above the River Vezere.

Slowly but surely, the mysterious and haunting Chauvet cave is giving up its secrets.

The cave, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site two years ago, was discovered in the south of France in 1994.

This 1000-mile-wide land route was passable because sea levels during the ice ages were hundreds of feet lower than they are today.

The paintings are almost all of animals and the colour and detail used is amazing.

About halfway between Le Bugue and Montignac is the troglodyte town of La Roque Saint Christophe which occupies a fabulous position about 90 meters above the River Vezere.

Slowly but surely, the mysterious and haunting Chauvet cave is giving up its secrets.

The cave, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site two years ago, was discovered in the south of France in 1994.

There they discovered a land of enormous Ice Age (“Pleistocene”) creatures: woolly mammoths, giant bison, ground sloths, and many other species.