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Lascaux cave paintings discovered - Sep 12, 1940 - HISTORY.com

Near Montignac, France, a collection of prehistoric cave paintings are discovered by four teenagers who stumbled upon the ancient artwork after following their ...
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The Cave Art Paintings of the Lascaux Cave

A number of cave #paintings from Lascaux #France discovered on this day in 1940 https://t.co/RaG1yTDZT0 #cave #art pic.twitter.com/F8EwhpI3as.
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Lascaux - Wikipedia

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves near the village of Montignac, in the department of Dordogne in southwestern France. Over 600 parietal wall paintings decorate the interior walls and ceilings of the cave. The paintings are primarily of large animals, typical local and contemporary ... On September 12, 1940, the entrance to the Lascaux Cave was discovered ...
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Lascaux Grotto | cave, Dordogne, France | Britannica.com

The cave was discovered by four teenage boys in September 1940 and was ... Cave painting of a bull and a horse; in Lascaux Grotto, near Montignac, France.
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The Lascaux cave paintings discovered | History Today

Sep 9, 2015 ... The Paleolithic illustrations were found on September 12th, 1940. Cave painting of a dun horse (equine) at Lascaux ... a hole in the ground in woods near the village of Montignac in the Dordogne region of south-west France.
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Lascaux Cave Paintings Discovered - National Geographic Society

On Sept. 12, 1940, four teenagers accidentally discovered a collection of prehistoric paintings in the Lascaux cave system, near Montignac, France.
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Replica of ancient Lascaux cave art opens in France | Culture | DW ...

Dec 13, 2016 ... Discovered by chance in 1940, the 20000-year-old art in France's Lascaux cave is so fragile, visitors can't see it. The second replica of the ...
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The Discovery of the Lascaux Cave Paintings

On September 8, 1940, Marcel went on a treasure hunt. For years, people ... ran through the cave and found room after room of paintings. They had found the ...
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Lascaux: Early Color Photos of the Famous Cave Paintings, France ...

May 21, 2014 ... September 12, 1940. A warm afternoon in Dordogne, in southwestern France. Four boys and their dog, Robot, walk along ... They have discovered not merely another place, but another time. In the cool dark beneath the sunlit ...
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Cave Paintings

The above cave painting is from Lascaux, France. An Australian cave painting ... Other caves in France include a Paleolithic site and the underwater discovery of ...
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