Image of the Day: “I Was Here” –An Unknown Story 30,000 Years Old






We can imagine the story of the life behind this image of a human hand print made some 30,000 years ago during the Aurignacian period (30,000–32,000 BP) on the wall of the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in southern France. The cave  was closed off by a rock fall approximately 20,000 years BP and remained sealed until its discovery in 1994. The cave houses 1,000 of the earliest-known and best-preserved figurative drawings in the world.



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