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Chauvet Cave, the oldest known cave art in Europe Chauvet, engraving of an owl. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ The dates have been a matt Lascaux Cave Paintings, Chauvet Cave, Art Pariétal, Owl Art, Ancient History, Art History, Paleolithic Art, Cave Drawings, Art Ancien

Chauvet Cave, the 2nd oldest known cave art in Europe

The oldest known cave art in Europe is the Chauvet Cave in France.

Cave Paintings are paintings on cave walls and ceilings, usually dating to prehistoric times. The earliest known European cave paintings date to years ago. Join us to discover the top twenty most fascinating prehistoric cave paintings. Ancient Art, Ancient History, Art History, History Museum, Lascaux Cave Paintings, Chauvet Cave, Art Pariétal, Mural Art, Paleolithic Art

Lascaux. As the art critic John Berger once said of these painters, they appear to have had "grace from the start." Picasso was even more awestruck. "We have invented nothing," he remarked, after a visit to Lascaux in 1940 to inspect the handiwork of his Stone Age predecessors.

Silver vessel in the form of a horse's head, Achaemenid, ca. century B. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Achaemenid, Ancient Persian, Iranian Art, Shell, Equine Art, Weird Art, Animal Sculptures

Vessel in the form of a horse's head | Achaemenid | Achaemenid | The Met

Said to be found in Mazanderan, Iran (A. Pope, "Ancient Persian Art: Animal sculpture in gold and electron", ILN, March 2, 1935, p. I, lower figure); probably between 1930 and 1935, acquired by Thomas Lavington Jacks, Tehran; 1938, purchased by Joseph Brummer from Thomas Lavington Jacks, London; 1947, acquired by the Museum, purchased from the estate of Joseph Brummer, New York

Vessel terminating in the forepart of a bull Period: Hittite Empire Date: ca. Geography: Central Anatolia Culture: Hittite Medium: Silver Dimensions: x x in. x x cm) Classification: Metalwork The Metropolitan Museum of Art Ancient History, Art History, Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Steel Sculpture, Art Ancien, Ancient Near East, Art Antique, Orient

The Hittites | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

The reasons for the rapid disappearance of the Hittites, who had dominated Anatolia for centuries, remain unexplained.

Ancient Mind Blowing Locations Gobekli Tepe, Turkey year old site recently unearthed.Gobekli Tepe, Turkey year old site recently unearthed. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, European History, Statue Art, Istanbul, Empire Ottoman, Archaeological Finds, Mystery Of History, Ancient Architecture

23 Ancient Mind Blowing Locations | Science and Technology | Before It's News

Plain of Jars The Plain of is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. Scattered in the landscape of the Xieng Khouang plateau, Xieng Khouang, Lao PDR, are thousands of megalithic jars. These stone jars appear in clusters, ranging from a single or a few to several hundred jars at lower

Gobekli Tepe Gobekli Tepe- An ancient site, dating 12 000 years B. This out dates the pyramids, and the stonehenge and is now the oldest monumental structure known to. Stonehenge, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Archaeological Discoveries, Archaeological Finds, Alien Theories, Empire Ottoman, Site Archéologique

The 25 Most Mysterious Archaeological Finds on Earth

These finds have stumped scientists and captured imaginations.

Göbekli Tepe Evidence for the existence of extra-terrestrial life? Unexplained year old underground city, in southeastern Turkey, is made of massive carved stones, crafted and arranged by prehistoric people who apparently had not yet developed met Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, American History, Stonehenge, Monuments

12 of the World’s Most Mysterious Monuments & Ruins

Marvels of engineering, vanishing civilizations and a granite guide to post-apocalyptic survival: these 12 monuments and ruins are mysterious and strange.

Göbekli Tepe of Turkey is a new discovery in archaeology! It can be likened to the Stonehenge. However, Göbekli Tepe is 6500 years older than the Stonehenge. If the Stonehenge is one circle of… Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Historical Artifacts, Historical Monuments, Site Archéologique, Mystery Of History, Ancient Architecture

Göbekli Tepe arial view. Dated to be 11,500 - 12,000 years old, Göbekli Tepe, Turkey, is the oldest temple found until now.

Pillar 1 in Enclosure A shows a net-like pattern formed of snakes and a ram. Gö… Pillar 1 in Enclosure A shows a net-like pattern formed of snakes and a ram. Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Mystery Of History, Stone Age, Ancient Civilizations, Temple, Ancient Architecture

The first pillar with a network of snakes and a quadruped represented below, maybe a ram. (photo Christoph Gerber).

Göbekli Tepe: The World's first temple is 12000 years old. "Archaeologically categorised as a site of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Period (c. BCE) Göbekli tepe is a series of mainly circular and oval-shaped structures set on the top of a hill. Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Middle East Culture, Museum Studies, Site Archéologique, Ancient Persian, Stone Age

Gobeklitepe - The World's First Temple near Sanliurfa, Turkey

Gobeklitepe is a pre-historic site dating from roughly 12,000 years ago, near Sanliurfa, Turkey. Read all about Gobeklitepe on this dedicated site.

Predating Stonehenge by years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. Maybe the earliest Celtic Civilization? Stonehenge, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, European History, Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, American History, Objets Antiques

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muirgilsdream: “ Vulture-carved t-pillar at 11,000 year old site in Turkey, Gobekli Tepe. ”