Leakey Symposium: Paleolithic Cave Art

April 10, 2010

Download Story
Dr. Jean Clottes

The Field Museum and The Leakey Foundation sponsor a presentation by Dr. Jean Clottes, a Leakey Foundation grantee and prominent French prehistorian. Dr. Clottes took a leading role in the study of two of the most famous prehistoric painted caves discovered to date: the underwater Cosquer cave, discovered in 1985 in cliffs at the shore near Marseille; and the spectacular Chauvet Cave, discovered in 1991. Clottes explains the complexities of the subject, his experience and knowledge gained from viewing cave paintings around the world.


Recorded Saturday, April 10, 2010 at The Field Museum.