During the time when there was no provision for paint brushes and colors, prehistoric humans found an interesting way to give fire to their imagination - at the initial stage, the mode of painting was limited to hand, but later it was replaced by brushes made of animal hair, reeds, and even bones for spraying colors.
Also, the colors constituted of local and natural sources, such as charcoal, clay ocher, flower petals, and vegetable extracts. Animal fats were used to dilute colors.
The designs of various extinct species of bison, doe, horse, and boar depict the Spanish culture. The image of the Stone Age bison has also been taken up by a famous nicotine brand as its logo.
Abundant with wondrous rock formations and nature's bounty, the Magura Cave in Bulgaria is equally famous for its unsurpassed iconic paintings; rather a record of the time from the Paleolithic to the Bronze Age. They are also representative of the various tribal ceremonies and rituals followed during that time.
Apart from hunting practices, the paintings here also depict human hands painted in varied colors, that were sprayed with pipes made of bones, and other fascinating painting techniques used during those days.
Surrounded with splendid natural vistas and wildlife sanctuaries, these famous cave paintings show the life of ancestry dating to the Stone Age.
The Mogao Caves, also sometimes referred as the Dunhuang Caves, are one of the most famous among the three artistic caves in China. These caves are significant for being the prime place of meditation and worship among Buddhist followers, and also was a huge library of various Bodhisattva scriptures and teachings.
Due to the higher number of tourist visits, the rocks started to deteriorate, which resulted in an extensive process of restoration and preservation.
Once a group of monasteries, these caves are also a purveyor of the centuries of Feudal history of the country. Surrounded by lush greenery and dense forests, this is a famous trekking spot among adventure lovers across the world.
Not only is the range worth seeing, but also the underlying rock paintings which are a hidden treasure on the lands of Mexico; illustrating the life and livelihood, common day-to-day affairs of the lesser known Cochimí tribe of the country.