Skull of a cave bear with a Paleolithic flint axe embedded in its parietal bone found in a cavern near Trieste, Italy, date unknown. The bear survived the wound and probably lived for many years after the encounter. [3650×3051]

Skull of a cave bear with a Paleolithic flint axe embedded in its parietal bone found in a cavern near … More

The Horse Panel in Chauvet Cave. Discovered in 1994, the Horse Panel and the other stunning drawings provide “an extraordinary testimony to man’s first steps in the adventure of art”. 35 000 years old [2400×1025]

The Horse Panel in Chauvet Cave. Discovered in 1994, the Horse Panel and the other stunning drawings provide “an extraordinary … More

A late revolt bronze coin discovered where rebels sought refuge in a cave near Modiin indicates geographically widespread Jewish backing of the ultimately bloody Jerusalem uprising. Dated back to 132 CE – Bar-Kochba revolt. [1024×640]

A late revolt bronze coin discovered where rebels sought refuge in a cave near Modiin indicates geographically widespread Jewish backing … More