Abri de la Madeleine is a rock shelter with cave art in SW France

This site represents some of the earliest forms of art. Including during the magdalenian culture of the upper Paleolithic and before the neolithic age.

A bison licking an insect bite carving was found here dated to around 15,000 years ago.

Other findings include a perforated baton with horse on it; and, an engraved bone rod depicting a lioness licking the opening of either a gigantic human penis or a vulva. It is one of the earliest forms of sexual depiction.

The shelter was also occupied during the Middle Ages. A castle stands above the shelter.
Check it out with some more neolithic architecture today!

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