25 Jun '11, 4pm

WebEcoist: Cave of Forgotten Dreams: Oldest Known Pictorial Creations

WebEcoist: Cave of Forgotten Dreams: Oldest Known Pictorial Creations

In 1994 in Southern France, three cavers made an astonishing discovery after following an air current coming from a cliff and digging into a cave that had been sealed for 20,000 years. Inside the long-hidden Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc, the cavers were the first modern humans to lay eyes upon paintings estimated to be some 32,000 years old – the oldest known to exist. Those paintings are the subject of a 3D documentary called ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams ‘ by Werner Herzog. Sealed off from the world for so long, the Chauvet paintings are breathtakingly vivid, and the scenes they display provide an emotional link to early human history. Horses, bison, wooly mammoths – the animals gallop across the limestone as if they could break away from it and spring back into life. The species depicted on the walls include some rarely or never found in other ice age paintings such as lions,...

Full article: http://webecoist.com/2011/06/24/cave-of-forgotten-dreams-...

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