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    The Chauuvet Cave

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    The Chauvet Cave holds the earliest human paintings known in history. Because of its importance, the access to the cave is restricted, except for a few archeologists and paleontologists. However, Herzog’s crew got the opportunity to gain access to the cave and film. In general, caves are very sensitive, fragile, and narrow places. If the caves haven’t been retouched by man’s work, they are very uncomfortable and almost impossible to walk inside. However, it is necessary tot remain untouched or barely

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    Plato's Cave Philosophy

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    me, I like his cave metaphor, the metaphor says is: a person (more often a group of people) in the cave was chained, tied to the Face to see their own image, and then that is true, and for whom the encouragement or sadness, for a fortuitous reason, was or initiative to dismantle the chain, such an inexplicable access to unfamiliar freedom of people. Suddenly, this person see the glare of the sun, he gradually liked the light, and thus consider the

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    Neolithic Cave

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    Discuss the meaning of Paleolithic cave paintings like the ones at Lascaux. Why are they there? What was their purpose? What do they mean? According to the History of Art, no one knew of the existence of prehistoric cave paintings until one day in 1879, when a young girl, exploring with her father in Altamira in Northern Spain, crawled through a small opening in the ground and found herself in chamber whose ceiling was covered with painted animals. Her father, a lawyer and amateur archeologist

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    and minimized? A Cave: Caves, also known as karsts, are very unique and are a special part of our natural environment. Caves form over a long period of time, 1000 of years (National Geographic, 2015). Caves are made up of rock, ranging from volcanic to limestone. Limestone caves are more pleasing to the eye as they usually contain more decoration such as stalactites, Shawls and Straws. As limestone caves are more decorated they are more prone to damage and deformation (Science Kids, 2016). Damaged

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    Crystal Cave Crystal Cave is full of life. My favorite vacation was the time my family and I went to Pennsylvania's Crystal Cave. Crystal Cave is one of Pennsylvania’s most famous tourist attractions, which was discovered in 1881. Crystal Cave was once completely submerged underwater and was formed by an earthquake. It was July 2017, that my family and I were staying in a hotel room in Pennsylvania. We had many things planned for this trip, so we always had something to do. One of the places I

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    Mammoth Cave Controversy

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    Mammoth Cave is located in south center Kentucky by the Green River Valley. The Mammoth Cave can be described as a grand, gloomy, and a peculiar place. It is also known as the world’s known cave system and there are more than 400 miles to explore within it. Some may say that not all of the cave has even been discovered. The formation of the cave come in many different color, size, and color. Each area has its own unique design that grabs a lot of people’s attention. There is an area called Frozen

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    Eden Scharer Darrin Broadway English III-4 5th December, 2010 From Darkness to Sunlight: An Analysis of the Allegory of the Cave Imagine yourself sitting inside a dark, damp, cave where the only thing you can see are moving shadows on the cave wall in front of you. You can’t move anywhere or see anything besides the shadows, and these are the only things you’ve seen for your entire life, so these moving dark images are the most real things you’ve ever known. At some point in our childhood we

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    anything about cave paintings? Well I am here to inform you about them. For example, the majestic paintings of bison in Cosquer Cave. In Altamira more beautiful animals of the Ice Age. In Lascaux too were majestic animals like horse, deer, bison, etc. These facts are truly amazing. These caves are jewels of mother nature. Also, about Carbon 14 Dating and how it works with its formulas. Cosquer Cave In 1985 a professional Scuba diver named Henri Cosquer discovered the cave. Cosquer Cave is located

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    The Allegory of the Cave

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    follow the law, and how do implications of society affect our behavior. The most interesting topic from the Republic is from Book VII, the allegory of the cave. With the allegory of the cave Plato gives us the power to break the chains that bind us down and leads us to see the light. In the allegory of the cave Plato sets the scene with humans in a cave that have been chained since childhood so they are restricted from moving and looking around the room. These people only see the shadows casted on the

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    The Allegory Of The Cave

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    In the allegory of the cave Plato tries to show us two scenarios where the prisoners experience emotional and intellectual revelations throughout their lives. Plato’s theory was that the ones who truly understand knowledge should guide the ignorant people out of their unenlightened states of being and into true knowledge. The cave symbolizes the people who think that knowledge come from what they see and hear in the world. It also indicates people that make assumptions about life based on the substantial

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    The Allegory of the Cave

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    the most important allegories ever to be gifted to humankind is Allegory of the Cave. Plato’s Allegory of the Cave is one of the most potent and pregnant of allegories that describe human condition in both its fallen and risen states. The Allegory of the Cave is Plato's explanation of the education of the soul toward enlightenment. It is also known as the Analogy of the Cave, Plato's Cave, or the Parable of the Cave. It is written as a fictional dialogue between Plato's teacher Socrates and Plato's

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    Prehistoric cave art is important because it can serve as an art journal. The artwork of prehistoric people allow us to look into how they interact with their environment. Not only the artwork, but the tools they use and the remains near the sites can provide us with information about the artists' lives. The Magura Cave, Chauvet Cave, and Altamira Cave are a few caves that contain prehistoric artwork. The Magura Cave is located in northeastern Bulgaria. The cave is about 2,500 meters long. The paintings

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    Cave Paintings

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    The part of the reading that had me most engaged and interested was the section on the cave paintings done by the early humans. The way that they painted these images were just so intricate and with so much detail, it had me in awe. The fact that some of these animals seemed to be drawn in motion gives me the inclination that it was something more meaningful than drawing for the sake of making art, a lot of time and effort must have been spent on this for it not to have some sort of human meaning

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    Mountains is Bear’s cave named for the cave bear fossils discovered in the cave. Ciur-Izbuc Cave known as the cave of bones houses the oldest foot prints known to be found at 36,500 years old, evidence shows that seven individuals entered the cave including a child, after a flood. Focul Viu Glacier is the third largest underground glacier in Romania, and Bortig Pit Cave contains the second largest glacier in Romania. Another interesting underground feature is the Movile cave located near the Black

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    the clues left behind of how humans used to live. When asked to recreate cave paintings a common drawing some might think of stick figures. The actuality of the cave paintings is that they are incredibly detailed and are able to show the artistic talent of the cavemen and women. In the film Cave of Forgotten Dreams, it focuses on a cave in southern France and the intricate paintings and artifacts found inside. The cave dates to around 30,000 years ago and there is a unique aspect of how everything

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    Hansen, Middle, and Timpanogos Caves are natural cavities that are engulfed in darkness and large enough that humans can enter and explore. Martin Hansen discovered the Hansen cave in 1887; the other two caves were later discovered. The Entrance Room is the first stop on the tour of these caves. “Cave formations”, or speleothems, are from mineral deposits. Located within this spot is “Hershey’s Kiss”, which is formed by dripping water, called stalagmites. Visitors have to stay on the paved, lighted

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    Cave Art Research Paper

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    There are several theories on why cave art is found so deep into the cave, beyond the areas of human habitation, in areas of total darkness. Pick one theory and support it with facts and your own opinions/conclusions on why the art appears where the art appears. During the Paleolithic Period, as stated by many historians and museums, many forms of arts were discovered deeply into the caves. As some may wonder, what was the reason will they be found in caves and not in other places? According to

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    I want to start off by discussing when and where Paleolithic cave paintings originated. During the Paleolithic Era that lasted from 30,000 BCE to 10,000 BCE, the first achievements in human creativity happened. Paleolithic cave paintings demonstrate civilizations early ability to talk to each other and their interpretations of their surroundings. Lascaux Cave is one location where these cave drawings were discovered. The cave is located in Lascaux, France. It has nearly 2,000 drawings that can be

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    Essay on Cave Paintings

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    The Cave of Lascaux and Cave Art      Cave paintings might possibly be the oldest known form of communication that exists today. Cave paintings date back to a period of time called the Paleolithic Age. The Paleolithic Age took place from 40,000 to 10,000 B.C. Prehistoric Age is divided into three parts: Paleolithic being the earliest, Mesolithic being the middle at 10,000 B.C. and Neolithic Age being the latest at 8,000 B.C. During the Paleolithic Age it is believed that

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    There are about 17,000 caves in America. These caves are located in every state except Rhode Island and Louisiana. The longest cave is located in cave is located in Kentucky. At 285 miles, it is the longest in the world, not just the United States. More than 130 species live in this cave system alone. This is one of the reasons caves need to be explored. (Lynne, R., and Leaf Group. “The Largest Caverns in the USA.”) Caving is one way these caves are being explored. "Caving is the well known sport

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