About Cro-Magnon rock shelter

Historic, Archaeology, Interesting Places, Natural, Geological Formations, Other Archaeological Sites, Caves

Cro-Magnon ( ( listen), US: ; 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.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.

Source From: Wikipedia
Les Eyzies, Sarlat-la-Canéda, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, 24620

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