- The Lascaux cave complex and a world heritage site in Montignac village of Southwestern France is globally popular for it’s cave paintings of the Paleolithic period. Lascaux contain more than 2000 cave paintings. The Lascaux cave paintings are estimated to be 20000 years old. The paintings depict animals, human figures and abstract signs. There are a number of sections within Lascaux cave complex named great hall of bulls, lateral passage, shaft of the dead man, chamber of engravings, painted gallery and chamber of felines.
- The great hall of bulls is the most popular section within Lascaux cave complex, represent four black bulls. The painting of 17 feet long black bulls within the section is the largest animal figure ever discovered in cave art. The paintings of different animals in Lascaux cave also feature impression of movement. Natural pigments were by Paleolithic people for preparing color for rock paintings.
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