The Oldest Archeologic Remains Found in Caves



Image: a cave bear in Chauvet Cave.
 Grotte Chauvet contains the oldest paintings of the world, they are between 32,000 and 23,000 years old.
 Vogelherdhöhlen (Vogelherd Caves) in Germany This is where the oldest known artworks of the world were found. There are ivory carvings of mammoth, ren, wild horse, bison, bear, panther und cave lion. The figurines were dated by  C14-dating to nearly 40.000 years before present.
 Geißenklösterle in Germany The Geißenklösterle is a shelter, the remains of a collapsed cave, were numerous archaeological findings were made. Most important is the adorant a very small ivory plate with an humanoid engraving on one side. This is the oldest known picture of a human dated to be 35,000 years old.
 Grotte de Lascaux Contains the oldest comic strip of the world, 19,000 years old. The story of the depicted hunts goes from the left to the right, until the prey is captured. These pictures were obviously used to tell stories.

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