Suzanne de Saint-Mathurin and Doroty Garrod's curiosity about a small, ground-level niche led them to excavate it. They discovered the so-called "Panel of the Aware Horse"in the Bourdois Shelter at Roc-aux-Sorciers in 1950.

© National Archaeology Museum - Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye / Fonds Saint-Mathurin
Photograph of the 1950s excavation campaign