review the image of the Hall of Bulls in the Caves of Lascaux. Research about the cave’s re-discovery in 1940 and find out why the cave was closed in 1963.
After you’ve explored more about this site answer the following questions:
1. Explain how this cave affected your understanding of the art and its makers.
2. Why do you think the depiction of animals was more important than those of humans?
3. After reading the explanation for the cave’s closing, respond by considering if you agree or disagree with the French government’s decision. Explain why you made this decision.