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The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave: Towards a facsimile

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00:03:00

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2014

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DELHAYE Claude

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The Chauvet Pont-d' Arc cave in the Ardèche department has just been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a treasure that the general public will be allowed to discover from 2015 onwards by visiting its replica, the so-called "Caverne du Pont-d'Arc" made up of facsimiles of some twenty panels. Gilles Tosello, a prehistoric plastic artist, describes the technique he uses to replicate one of these frescoes, "the panel of horses".

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