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rooms, such as the Chamber of Felines, some of the art on the walls looks like engravings. While the website states that there is a large variety of animals and figures shown, to me it looked like many of the drawings depicted on the walls of the cave were of bulls and horses.Similarly, the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave has a mix of wall paintings as well as engravings, but some of the figures drawn are different. There are some horses drawn on the walls, like in the Lascaux cave, but there are also clear drawings of a bird or butterfly, a feline, lions, mammoths, and rhinoceros. Some of these drawings are said to be done in charcoal. The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave also has some panels consisting only of dots.The artwork in the Lascaux cave looks more detailed than the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc artwork, with more use of colors and perhaps more technique. The drawings in the Lascaux cave look almost three-dimensional, with use of shading to show the shape of the animals drawn. The drawings in the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave are very two-dimensional, which seems to portray that the artists had limited skills and that their techniques had not developed past a certain point. While the range of animals drawn seems to be more extensive in the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave than the Lascaux cave, it seems that they are older,because there is not a lot of color or shading used. I think that as time went on and humansadapted into more intelligent beings, they developed a more refined art technique, that is shown in the artwork in the Lascaux cave.