The Oldest Enigma of Humanity
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How did prehistoric people, some 30,000 years ago, paint realistic images of animals on cave walls? What meaning did these images convey? For centuries archaeologists and art historians have pondered these questions, but the animals of Lascaux or Chauvet remained an enigma. Working together, the artist Bertrand David and historian Jean-Jacques Lefrere made a breakthrough in understanding how, if not why, prehistoric peoples made these wonderful images.