The Cave of Altamira

The Cave of Altamira

The world-famous limestone cave with its amazing cave paintings is one of the most important archaeological sites of Palaeolithic art.

Vizuālā māksla


Altamiras ala, Altamira, Marija Sansa de Sautuola, alu krāsošana, alu zīmējums, Marselino Sanss de Sautuola, Magdalenian cultures, Magdalenian style, Paleolīts, Modesto Kubiljass, Kantabrijas kalni, steppe bison, Santilja del Mara, Spānija, ala, Aizvēsture, mākslas vēsture, aizvēsturisks cilvēks, UNESCO pasaules mantojums, orda, arheoloģija, depozīts, Siksta kapela, 1879, Māksla, 19. gs., Eiropa

Saistītie vienumi


Saistītie vienumi

Palaeolithic cave

The first dwellings in human history provide a lot of information about the lifestyle of our ancestors.

Venus figurines

These Palaeolithic statuettes probably symbolise fertility and prosperity.

Human evolution

The brain and skull underwent significant changes during human evolution.

The spread of Homo sapiens on Earth

The 'wise man' originated in Africa and dispersed throughout most of the continents.

Leonardo da Vinci’s workshop (Florence, 16th century)

Visit the workshop of the Renaissance polymath and his most influential inventions and works of art.

Megalithic cultures in Europe

Structures consisting of enormous stone blocks, dating back thousands of years, are monuments of megalithic cultures.

American bison

The American bison is the largest land animal in North America.

Archaeological excavation (pit house)

Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.

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