Sites & cities that bear the name of Abri de Cro-Magnon

Abri de Cro-Magnon

Today in : France
First trace of activity : 25,950 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 25,410 B.C.E
Recorded names : Cròs-Manhon, Cro-Magnon rock shelter

Description : Cro-Magnon ( (listen), US: ; French: Abri de Cro-Magnon French pronunciation: ​[kʁomaɲɔ̃]) is 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.

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