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Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux
Phone (312) 922-9410
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Category Museums

Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013 9:00a to 5:00p
Field Museum Chicago, IL

recommended for:
Kids (6-12), Teens (13-17), Adults (18+)

Discovered by chance in 1940 by four teenagers, the Lascaux caves in southern France have inspired and awed anthropologists, pre-historians, scientists, and artists ever since. Beautifully subtle paintings and engravings of animals line the deep cave walls – sophisticated artwork created at the hands of our early ancestors nearly 20,000 years ago. In an effort to preserve their fragile existence, the caves have remained closed indefinitely,
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Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-9410
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