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The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings

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Published on Oct 27, 2010

More info about travel to France: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/france From about 18,000 to 10,000 b.c., long before Stonehenge and the pyramids, back when mammoths and saber-toothed cats still roamed the earth, prehistoric people painted deep inside caves in what is today the Dordogne region of France. These cave paintings are huge and sophisticated projects executed by artists and supported by an impressive culture — the Magdalenians.

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