In December of 1994, a stunning discovery of more than 400 Paleolithic paintings and engravings was found in a cave at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc in the Ardèche region of France. Dating around 32,000 years before our time, these works offer a glimpse of Paleolithic humans and changed forever the scientific world's understanding of the development of prehistoric cave art. Take a tour of the cave and view the world's earliest known paintings by visiting The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave Web site.
Destination Title: The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave
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