Wolf from Font-de-Gaume

Font-de-Gaume is a cave near Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in the Dordogne départment of south-west France. The cave contains prehistoric polychrome cave paintings and engravings dating to the Magdalenian period. Discovered in 1901, more than 200 images have been identified in Font-de-Gaume. To date, 230 figures have been recorded in the cave, and it is thought that more are still to be revealed. Font-de-Gaume holds over 200 polychrome paintings and is considered the best example of polychrome painting other than Lascaux. The paintings in Font-de-Gaume include depictions of more than 80 bison, approximately 40 horse depictions, and more than 20 mammoth depictions.

Wikipedia: Font-de-Gaume
Donsmaps: Font de Gaume - Cave Paintings from the Ice Ages

17 000 ~

  • Europe
  • Magdalenian

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Wolf from Font-de-Gaume

Wolf from Font-de-Gaume

Font-de-Gaume is a cave near Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil in the Dordogne départment of south-west France. The cave contains prehistoric polychrome cave paintings and engravings dating to the Magdalenian period. Discovered in 1901, more than 200 images have been identified in Font-de-Gaume. To date, 230 figures have been recorded in the cave, and it is thought that more are still to be revealed. Font-de-Gaume holds over 200 polychrome paintings and is considered the best example of polychrome painting other than Lascaux. The paintings in Font-de-Gaume include depictions of more than 80 bison, approximately 40 horse depictions, and more than 20 mammoth depictions.

Wikipedia: Font-de-Gaume
Donsmaps: Font de Gaume - Cave Paintings from the Ice Ages