Organised abstract graphical elements which are assumed to have a meaning.

In the Chauvet-Pont d'Arc Cave, a variety of signs have been noted: the "ω" shaped signs with rounded lower edges, characteristic of the Chauvet Cave in which we find them engraved or drawn at several points (End Chamber and Red Panels Gallery), butterfly signs of "ϕ"shape and hand dotscharacteristic of two caves in the Ardèche and Gard (Chauvet and Grotte aux Points).