The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux

The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux
McCully, Emily Arnold

Jacques, Jojo, Simon, and Marcel were looking for buried treasure when they explored a cave in the south of France in 1940. But the treasure inside was not what they expected, and in fact far more valuable: the walls were covered with stunning prehistoric paintings and engravings, preserved within the sealed cave for over 17,000 years. This is the true story of the boys who discovered the cave of Lascaux, bringing to the modern world powerful examples of the very beginning of art.


Recounts the true story of how four boys looking for buried treasure in the south of France in 1940 stumbled upon something much more valuable.

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J944.72 M1337s 2010
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