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Resource Virtual Tour: Lascaux Cave
Virtual Tour: Lascaux Cave
  • Created By Summit History
  • Description:
    The discovery of a well preserved Paleolithic Era cave called the Lascaux cave in 1940 increased our knowledge of both prehistoric art and human origins.
    When visiting the site you can go from room to room, completely immersed in the cave. A zoom feature enables you to get as close as possible to the walls that these talented artists decorated.
  • Purpose:
    This resource will allow you to explore a prehistoric cave firsthand in order to analyze and interpret preserved cave paintings created by early humans.
  • Targets: Student
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