Lascaux is famous for the Paleolithic cave paintings the
cave of Lascaux is one of many sites very similar. This cave was discovered in
1940. When discovered people and even researches where shocked and amazed. During
this time the artists used charcoal, ochre pigmented, earth materials, and
other things they collected and mixed to make their art. Stone tools where
used, Hundreds of them have been discovered in the cave. Researchers called the
artists were “masters” the way they created the tools they used. There are many
different theories to why they did it.