The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings

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Mark Cartwright
by Rick Steves Europe
published on 04 March 2016
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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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Europe, R. S. (2016, March 04). The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/803/the-dordogne-france-lascauxs-prehistoric-cave-pain/

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Europe, Rick Steves. "The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 04, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/803/the-dordogne-france-lascauxs-prehistoric-cave-pain/.

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Europe, Rick Steves. "The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Mar 2016. Web. 25 Oct 2021.