A really nice article on one of the "painted" caves

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A really nice article on one of the "painted" caves

Postby Ernie Coffman » Nov 7, 2011 10:17 pm

This was a really nice article on one of the "painted caves" from wayyyy back when. The picture is fantastic!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45197489/ns ... kely-real/
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Re: A really nice article on one of the "painted" caves

Postby Tito the Turtle » Nov 8, 2011 3:09 am

Coolio! I always liked this painting, but I had no idea they thought the coat colors were fake. I thought spotted coats were a secondary characteristic to domestication.
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Re: A really nice article on one of the "painted" caves

Postby PYoungbaer » Nov 10, 2011 8:16 pm

Jane and I had the opportunity to visit Pech Merle back in 1972. It is a gorgeous cave, filled with paintings, footprints, children's finger marks in the mud, and more shields than I've ever seen anywhere else in the world. The cave is still open to the public. If you're ever in the area (south central France near the small City of Cahors), do make it a point to visit.
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