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Our Artwork Inspired by Designs from Prehistoric France
[Sculpture of a Ibex]
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The ibex, Capra ibex, has been hunted for at least 35,000 years. The sculpture to the left is based on a pictograph 25,000 years old.
[Sculpture of a Wooly Mammoth]
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The mammoth was a large, elephant like beast with long, curved tusks. The trunk is highly flexible and the end is split into a lip which functions much like a finger.
[Sculpture of Przevalski Horse]
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The przevalski horse is very small, with short legs, a drooping belly, and a broad back. It takes its name from the traveler who discovered a small herd in Mongolia in 1881. (They are also sometimes called Chinese Horses because of this.) A similar sculpture was created based on rock art from Spain.
[Sculpture of a Wooly Rhinoceros]
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This sculpture is the "Frieze of the three Rhinoceros" from Lascaux and was painted about 12,000 B.C. The wooly rhinoceros was an imposing creature, being 11 feet 6 inches long and standing 5 feet high. Two long, defensive horns decorated the head, with the larger being more than 36 inches long.
This frieze is pictured smaller than the other sculptures in order to fit the three rhinoceros side by side, as they appear in the original.
Each rhinoceros can also be ordered individually. (See individual entries.)
[Sculpture of Left Rhinoceros in Frieze]
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Enlargement of the rhinoceros on the left of the frieze.
[Sculpture of Middle Rhinoceros in Frieze]
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Enlargement of the rhinoceros in the middle of the frieze.
[Sculpture of Right Rhinoceros in Frieze]
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Enlargement of the rhinoceros on the right the frieze.