Spotted Horse and Human Hands
Date Horses ca. 16,000 BCE, Hands ca. 15,000 BCE
Movement Prehistoric, Upper Paleolithic, Magdalenian
Medium Limestone cave painting
Dimensions Approximate length 11’2”
Location Pech-Merle Cave, Dordogne, France
Gouge marks seen here are believed to have been made by spear castings–perhaps in a hunting ritual that would have taken place within these caves.