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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English


  • Magdalenian culture -- France -- Vallon-Pont-d"Arc,
  • Cave paintings -- France -- Vallon-Pont-d"Arc,
  • Art, Prehistoric -- France -- Vallon-Pont-d"Arc,
  • Chauvet Cave (France),
  • Vallon-Pont-d"Arc (France) -- Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementdirected by Jean Clottes ; translated by Paul G. Bahn ; Maurice Arnold ... [et al.].
ContributionsClottes, Jean., Bahn, Paul G.
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18885835M
ISBN 100500511195

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