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Cavemen Were Better at Depicting Quadruped Walking than Modern Artists: Erroneous Walking Illustrations in the Fine Arts from Prehistory to Today

Figure 1

Contour of a bull copied from a picture of a prehistoric painting in the French cave Lascaux.

(The original colour picture can be found in the following website: http://pittkyle123.wordpress.com/2011/02/15/cave-paintings-30000-years-ago). The straight line represents the assumed ground line. LH: left hind leg, LF: left fore leg, RH: right hind leg, RF: right fore leg. This correct quadruped walking illustration falls in the cell Bb of the walking matrix.

Figure 1

doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0049786.g001