1916 Breuil Bison boar cave painting text

1916 Breuil Bison boar cave painting text

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Credit: PAUL D STEWART/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Abbe H. Breuil copies magdalene culture cave paintings of wild european bison and boar from Altamira cave, Spain. In A Rutot. 'Un essai de reconstitution plastique des races humaines primitives'. 1916. "Academie royale de Belgique, (Nouv. Series) T. VII. These paintings were made between 34, 000 and 14, 000 years ago in the periods corresponding to Aurignacian to Magdalenian palaeolithic art. The caves are moslty closed to visitors today to conserve the delicate colours of the ancient originals.

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