Sites & cities that bear the name of La Quina

La Quina

Today in : France
First trace of activity : ca. 41,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 33,000 B.C.E

Description : La Quina is a Middle and Early Upper Palaeolithic site in Gardes-le-Pontaroux, Charente, France. Two Neanderthal skulls were found there, La Quina 5 and La Quina 18. It is the type site of the Quina Mousterian. It was discovered in 1872, and was classified as a French monument historique in 1984.

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