Chauvet Pont-d'Arc Cave Paintings (32,000-30,000 years ago)

 

Decorated paleolithic cavern in the Ardeche area (Combe d'Arc, at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc)

More than 400 paintings and engravings dating to the Paleolithic era (between 32,000 and 30,000 years ago),

Representations of rhinoceroses, felines, bears, owls, and mammoths.


Cave has also traces of human activity, hearths, flintstones, footprints.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.culture.fr/culture/arcnat/chauvet/en/gvpda-d.htm