Chi ha scoperto la grotta di Altamira?

Chi ha scoperto la grotta di Altamira?

Chi ha scoperto la grotta di Altamira?

Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola Nel 1879 l'archeologo dilettante Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola scoprì, grazie a sua figlia María di 9 anni, le pitture sulla volta della grotta.

Where is Cro Magnon located in France?

  • Location within France. Cro-Magnon (/kroʊˈmænjən/ ( listen), US: /-ˈmæɡnən/; French: Abri de Cro-Magnon French pronunciation: ​[kʁomaɲɔ̃]) is the name of an Aurignacian (Upper Paleolithic) site, located in a rock shelter at Les Eyzies, a hamlet in the commune of Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Dordogne, southwestern France.

How old is Cro-Magnon 1?

  • Associated tools and fragments of fossil animal bone date the site to the uppermost Pleistocene, probably between 32,000 and 30,000 years old. Cro-Magnon 1 is a middle-aged, male skeleton of one of the four adults found in the cave at Cro-Magnon. Scientists estimate his age at death at less than 50 years old.

What is Abri de Cro-Magnon famous for?

  • Abri de Cro-Magnon is part of the UNESCO World Heritage of the Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley. Most notably, it is the site of the discovery of anatomically modern human remains, apparently buried at the site, dated to about 28,000 years ago.

When was the Cro-Magnon skull found?

  • Discovered in 1868, Cro-Magnon 1 was among the first fossils to be recognized as belonging to our own species—Homo sapiens. This famous fossil skull is from one of several modern human skeletons found at the famous rock shelter site at Cro-Magnon, near the village of Les Eyzies, France.

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