Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Scaffolding Since Prehistoric Times

Prehistoric man, to paint several meters up the Lascaux cave, fabricated scaffoldings. Archaeologists have discovered halfway up the wall lines very regular holes, evidence of the establishment of a temporary wooden structure, ancestor of the scaffolding.

Copy of a prehistoric painting of the Lascaux cave, Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France by Pline Copy of a prehistoric painting of the Lascaux cave, Musée d'Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France by Pline

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