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Altamira fue morada de distintos grupos humanos durante más de 20.000 años #Cantabria #Spain

Paleolithic Bulls and Other Animals Crowd Calcite Walls at Lascaux, France Photographic Print by Sisse Brimberg

Place: Museo y cuevas de Altamira, Santillana del Mar / Cantabria, Spain. Photo by: Unknown

Altamira Caves, discovered by Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola in is located on a hill near the town of Santillana del Mar (Cantabria, Spain).

Cueva de La Garma - #Höhle in #Kantabrien mit Felszeichnungen aus der #Steinzeit

Schätze aus Kantabrien: 10 Höhlen als Weltkulturerbe Teil II

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In Borneo, deep in Sarawak’s Gunung Mulu National Park, lie the most spectacular caves on earth.

The Cave of Lascaux. Discovered in 1940 by four French teenagers said to be searching for a lost hunting dog, many still regard the Lascaux paintings and engravings as collectively the finest example of European Paleolithic cave art. There are approximately 1,500 engravings and 600 paintings, dating from 15,000 BCE to 9,000 BCE.

Great Hall of Bulls, Lascaux, France. Superbly rendered especially when taking into account the fact that the artist was probably using fur and moss to paint with in a dark cave.

Cueva de Altamira - Santillana, Cantabria.  We visited the original caves in 1971 when they were still open to the public.  An experience of a lifetime.

Paleolithic Cave, Altamira, Spain I want to do a series of van's called "The…

Cosquer Cave contains several dozen painting and carvings dating back to Upper Paleolithic, matching two different phases of occupation of the cave: Older drawings of hand stencils and other related motifs, dating back to 27,000 BP (Gravettian); and newer drawings of signs and animal drawings dating back to 19,000 BP (Solutrean), representing both "classical" animals such as bisons, ibexes, and horses but also marine animals such as seals and what appear to be auks and jellyfish.

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings

20 Most Fascinating Prehistoric Cave Paintings (cave paintings, lascaux cave paintings, altamira cave paintings) - ODDEE

Lascaux cave paintings. What can we learn about these people from their art?  What does this teach us about the stereotypes of the cave man (as seen in pop culture)?

Recommendations for the future of the Lascaux Cave. Comparisons have repeatedly been made with medicine, concerning diseases that the Lascaux Cave suffers from or has suffered from.

Upper Paleolithic Female Artists Responsible for Cave Paintings from 40,000 years ago. 200 hand stencils of Gua Tewet cave in Borneo, Spain, were part of the study. National Geographic Society says about three-fourths of the hand stencils found in caves in southern France and northern Spain were probably made by females. The new find that women made cave paintings suggests that women too took the role of hunting.

-As many as three-fourths of the hand stencils found in caves in southern France and northern Spain were made by females, according to an analysis of the size of the handprints conducted by Dean Snow of Pennsylvania State University.

Prehistoric Cave paintings | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Caves of Altamira caves Spanish are famous for their rock paintings of the Upper Paleolithic depicting wild mammals and human hands. They are located near Santillana del Mar in Cantabria, 30 kilometers west of Santander. These caves were included amon

Porto Badisco, nel territorio di Otranto (Lecce). In questa grotta furono scoperti dei  pittogrammi neolitici (4000-3000 a.C.), in guano di pipistrello e ocra rossa. Le figure rappresentano geometrie astratte e scene di caccia (ai cervi, in particolare, da cui il nome della grotta). Uno dei pittogrammi più famosi è il cosiddetto Dio che balla, che raffigura uno stregone danzante.

Porto Badisco, nel territorio di Otranto (Lecce). In questa grotta furono scoperti dei pittogrammi neolitici (4000-3000 a.C.), in guano di pipistrello e ocra rossa. Le figure rappresentano geometrie astratte e scene di caccia (ai cervi, in particolare, da cui il nome della grotta). Uno dei pittogrammi più famosi è il cosiddetto Dio che balla, che raffigura uno stregone danzante.

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