cave painting

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cave painting

A painting or drawing made on the wall of a cave dwelling by primitive human beings. Often showing hunting scenes, particularly fine examples of these were discovered in caves near Lascaux in southern France.
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A nearby cave drawing appears to show a man riding a horse, and other evidence points to horses and other animals being part of the inhabitants' daily lives.
13: Robbie Henshaw (Connacht): This was a real close call, with Ulster's Darren Cave drawing a lot of support, but the 21-year-old Henshaw just edged it.
A cave drawing of a fruit-eating pig called a pig-deer, or babirusa, dates to a minimum of 35,400 years ago.
One design, Stars, calls to mind a cave drawing -- beautiful but eerie in its otherworldliness.
But skiing is the pastime of choice: Norwegians invented the sport in the late 19th century, though the oldest evidence of skis--a cave drawing in the north--dates back 4,000 years (the word "ski" comes from Old Norse for "board").
To make their cave drawing, have them take a piece of brown paper (grocery bags work well), crinkle it into a ball, and then flatten it out again.
A mock cave has a painting of an Indian shaman creating an original cave drawing like those found in the Santa Monica Mountains.
From the time man began to think, there has been a collective consciousness of something greater than ourselves evident from the cave drawing dwellers right up to this day.
It is thought the cave drawing must be at least 10,000 years old because reindeer disappeared from Britain at around this time.
London, Mar 28 (ANI): An ancient cave drawing high on a rock formation in Utah has ignited a firestorm between creationists and scientists.
Capel brought out a grouping of polypropylene rugs with cave drawing motifs, and Karastan highlighted wool interpretations of the look.
Until now, figuring out the age of cave drawings without destroying them has been difficult.