This is the Lascaux where could be found in France.

This is the Altamire where could be found in Spain.

This is the Chauvet where could be found in southern France.


1. What are cave paintings?

Cave paintings are a very old way to communicate to peers without having a language but drawings to tell what they wanted to say.

2. How did prehistoric man create cave paintings?

Many prehistoric people used natural resources around them to carve, paint, ect. for the paintings

3. Why did prehistoric man create these cave paintings?

Many people used it to communicate to their surroundings or to even tell stories, considering they didn’t speak a language so they used this way instead.

4. What is “speleology”?

Speleology is the scientific study of caves.