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Risco de San Blas Rock Shelter

Under the rock shelter of the Risco de San Blas, there is a sensational sample of cave painting open to public view.

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Alburquerque , Badajoz (Extremadura)

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  • Under the rock shelter of the Risco de San Blas, there is a sensational sample of cave painting open to public view.

    Under the rock shelter of the Risco de San Blas, there is a sensational sample of cave painting open to public view.

    During the visit, you can see several cave paintings from the mesolithic era, done over a large vertical surface. The paintings are outline representations of people and animals that probably hide some magic or cult meaning.

    The appearance of the paintings has deteriorated over the passage of time and due to human actions, yet even so, this archaeological find is worth visiting.

  • Origin:
  • Prehistoric
  • Construction:
  • Prehistoric shelter
  • Art period:
  • Prehistoric

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