How old is the Unicorn panel in Lascaux?

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All of the paintings in the Lascaux cave are between 15,000 and 17,000 years old. The Lascaux cave is actually a complex of caves located near the village of Montignac in France and contains several prehistoric cave drawings and paintings from the Upper Paleolithic era. It is actually believed that...

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All of the paintings in the Lascaux cave are between 15,000 and 17,000 years old. The Lascaux cave is actually a complex of caves located near the village of Montignac in France and contains several prehistoric cave drawings and paintings from the Upper Paleolithic era. It is actually believed that this cave painting of the Unicorn is the first artistic representation of a unicorn ever; however, it's notable to mention that the creature is painted with two horns instead of one, and it has a more of feline rather than an equine appearance. The Unicorn is actually the first animal painting in the cave.

Aside from the Unicorn, there are also paintings of other animals, both existing (horses, deer, cats, cows, etc.) and mythical, as well as many other abstract symbols and engravings and only one human figure, who has the head of a bird. It is presumed that the paintings were created for religious or spiritual purposes.

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