Definition of cave painting in English:

cave painting

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  • A prehistoric picture on the interior of a cave, often depicting animals.
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    • Finally, the artist pulled the sheet off the couple, revealing an image resembling a prehistoric cave painting.
    • No doubt art has been changing ever since the first cave painting was made.
    • They stood 6 feet tall and were the subject of many a cave painting, along with wooly mammoths and bison.

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