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Annexes

Mammoth

While numerous regular surfaces are accessible, the only drawing, a highly abbreviated mammoth head, has been applied in the limestone alteration layer of a rocky pendant within hand's reach.

This animal was drawn in three or four lines and is limited to the head, of which the top is flat, the neck and the curved, hanging trunk; the eye is pointed. This symbolic figure, like that of the rhinoceros head in the Chamber of the Bear Hollows, presages the white drawings in the following chamber: the Candle Gallery forms an antechamber to the deeper cave. Lastly, on the same area of the ceiling, two small horizontal impacts were undoubtedly made with a stick, because the larger one is too high for a person to reach.

Anglais
Panoramique associé: 
Galerie du Cierge
Type de notice: 
Cartel
Auteurs: 
Bernard GÉLY
Médias: 
Média: 
Paroi de la salle du Cierge. Mammouth
Taille: 
1x1
Coordonnées: 
ath="61.06" atv="-2.56"