Guest Blurb By lisa leverton
In 1994 by way of radiocarbon dating the oldest Prehistoric cave paintings to date were found in Grotte Chauvet (Chauvet Cave) in France and are dated from 30,000 BCE. But much evidence of repeated paintings found in what were called cave studios some of which span over thousands of years of use, with varying styles and techniques from different artists may mean cave painting is older than initially thought.
What was there purpose?
Why these beautiful works of art were actually sketched or painted is still not entirely clear. From archaeological... From: Prehistoric Cave Paintings And Their Survival Into Modern Day.
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