History - When it all began: French prehistory

When it all began: French prehistory

* The early forms of homo sapiens, from which we are all descended, evolved hundreds of thousands of years ago and experts think that all modern humans have a common origin in Africa.

* France has several magnificient prehistoric sites. The most famous are two caves where prehistoric men painted on the walls. The Lascaux cave was discovered by four teenagers who were playing in the area!
For more information about these sites:

Chauvet cave
Lascaux cave

Published on 16/10/2007

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