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Cave Art: A Guide to the Decorated Ice Age Caves of Europe

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The decorated Ice Age caves are some of mankind's greatest artistic achievements, and there is no substitute for seeing the caves themselves. There you can see the art – paintings, engravings, bas-reliefs or drawings – in its original, natural setting, and stand where the artists did 30,000–10,000 years ago. For speleologists and holidaymakers alike – indeed anyone who wan ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published October 15th 2007 by Frances Lincoln
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Victoria Ray
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The book is very small but full of fun surprises & stories (for example about local Ripper) connected to the caves :)
- there’s a lot of useful information for tourists as well (France, Spain and Italy), but I used it for research mostly.
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Bernie Taylor
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the guidebook to our Paleolithic past. Its been an incredible journey! (Bernie Taylor - Before Orion: Finding the Face of the Hero)
joyce
Sep 09, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: travel
A guidebook with color pictures.
Chris
Jun 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Learned about other caves!
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Aug 02, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An indispensable guide to european cave art. A nonsense-free approach to guide visitors matched with an open mindedness that pushes no particular interpretation.
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