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Prehistoric Art

Welcome to History Link 101's Prehistoric Art Page.   Here you will find sites on Cave Paintings, Rock Carvings and much more. History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.     


Cave Art Lesson  Covers information about early cave paintings. Lesson has bibliography.



Cave Painting

Lascaux Cave Images Fifteen images. Click on arrow after the 1 of 15 to advance to next photo.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    P1000

Video Tour Though Lascaux Cave From French Culture Ministry. Click on "Explore" tags that come up to see pictures of cave paintings more clearly. (In French)
        Visual = 5 Content = N/A    P1010

Discover of Lascaux Cave One page story about the accidental discovery.
        Visual = 5 Content = N/A    P1020

Discovery of Chauvet Cave One page story.
        Visual = 5 Content = N/A    P1030

Cave of Chauvet - Point D'Arch Cave Art from France.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    P1040

Cave of Chauvet Gallery Twenty-one images.
        Visual = 5 Content = N/A    P1050

Pech Merel Cave One page summary with basic facts.
        Visual = 3 Content = 5    P1060

Pech Merel Cave Art Very large page with pictures and descriptions. Very extensive.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    P1070

Cosquer Cave France.  This is an unusual cave in that the entrance is underwater on the coast of France.
        Visual = 5 Content = 4    P1080



Rock Art

Bradford Foundation on Rock Art Over sixteen sections on rock art and cave painting was well as rock carving such as Egypt and Easter Island.
        Visual = 5 Content = 5    P1100

Rock Carvings of Alps Twenty images.
        Visual = 5 Content = 2    P1110

Rock Carvings Western United States
        Visual = 5 Content = 3    P1130

One Page Rock Carvings Pictures 
         Visual = N/A Content = 5    P1140

Links to Rock Art  Site on North America.
         Visual = N/A Content = 5    P1150

Links to Rock Art Sites Over 200 sites.
        Visual = N/A Content = 5    P1160