French Prehistoric Jewel

The world‑famous Lascaux caves were discovered by accident!

Holes in the ground have fascinated man since time immemorial. Caves were the first homes for ancient man, who often had to share the shelter with other animals, some of which were potentially dangerous.

We know about early man’s activities from the animal bones that he discarded after meals and also from rare4 cave paintings. The most famous cave paintings are those at Lascaux in southwest France…

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Bridge May-June 2010