Comparing and contrasting cave paintings

(Minimum 150 words for the essay; Minimum 50 words for the response)

2. Go to the following websites:  

3. Take the virtual tours of  the Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc and Lascaux.  Take a look at the various images painted on their walls.  Then complete the essay assignment. (25 points for the essay; 5 points for response)

There are 2 parts to this essay assignment:

1) Compare and contrast the 2 caves’ paintings.  Tell me how they are different and how they are the same.  Some issues you might address include: Do they display similar animals?  Are they depicted in the same manner? Then talk about the dating of the Chauvet cave paintings.  Do you believe they are older than those at Lascaux?  Why or why not?