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A Grazing Bison, Delicately and Carefully Drawn, Engraved on a Wall of the Altamira Cave, Northern Spain

A Grazing Bison, Delicately and Carefully Drawn, Engraved on a Wall of the Altamira Cave, Northern Spain.jpg A Mammoth Drawn on the Wall of the Font-de-Gaume CavernThumbnailsNautilusA Mammoth Drawn on the Wall of the Font-de-Gaume CavernThumbnailsNautilusA Mammoth Drawn on the Wall of the Font-de-Gaume CavernThumbnailsNautilus

This was the work of a Reindeer Man or Cromagnard, in the Upper or Post-Glacial Pleistocene, perhaps 25,000 years ago. Firelight must have been used in making these cave drawings and engravings.

Author
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4), by J. Arthur Thomson
Published in 1922
Available from gutenberg.org
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