Ján Gorej
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our ancestors had their aireplanes...

our ancestors had their aireplanes...

Stone age cave painting of horses from Chauvet, France. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately 33,000 years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ The dates have been a matter of dispute but a study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000-32,000 BP.

Stone age cave painting of horses from Chauvet, France. The paintings there are the oldest known, carbon-dated to approximately years ago, almost twice the age of the Lascaux cave paintings.­­­ ** I really want to visit one of these caves.

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Chauvet Lions--- Found in Chauvet Cave, believed to be one of the world's oldest paintings. You always associate cave paintings with primitive stick animals, but these are beautiful.

Russian petroglyphs

This petroglyph from Siberia is dated to around 5000 BCE. (It reminds me of legends of many-headed demons from the Ramayana, though Ravana had ten heads. And also of Tilak's theory of an Arctic source for the Vedas).