Sites & cities that bear the name of La Marche

La Marche

Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 15,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10,000 B.C.E
Recorded names : Grotte de la Marche

Description : La Marche is a cave and archaeological site located in Lussac-les-Châteaux, a commune in the department of Vienne, western France. It is an archaeological site that has engendered much debate that has not been resolved to date. The carved etchings discovered there in 1937 show detailed depictions of humans and animals that may be 15,000 years old. The cave paintings at this site, however, are controversial and many doubt their authenticity.

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