The site at Ubirr has some of the finest examples of “X-ray art” in the world.The Aboriginals not only painted the outside but also the bones and internal organs of the animals.Located in central India, Bhimbetka contains over 600 rock shelters decorated with prehistoric cave paintings.
The cave paintings are excellently preserved and retain their clear outlines and strong colors.
Most of the hands are left hands, which suggests that painters held a spraying pipe with their right hand.
The paintings are thought to have been created between 13,000 and 9,500 years ago.
The Chauvet Cave in southern France contains some of earliest known prehistoric cave paintings in the world.
Based on radiocarbon dating the oldest paintings in the cave may be up to 32,000 years old.