Caves of Lascaux

Discover the beautifully sophisticated paintings and engravings created by our early ancestors in the caves of southern France nearly 20,000 years ago! Come get a rare look inside these now-closed caverns, and find out why they continue to awe and inspire scientists and artists worldwide in Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux, only at The Field Museum.

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