Cave of Maltravieso

Local nameCueva de Maltravieso
LocationLlopis Ivorra, Cáceres, Spain

The Cave of Maltravieso in Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, was discovered in 1951.

It shows traces of human occupation from the Middle Paleolithic.

It contains cave art, most notably a total of 71 hand stencils, enumerated in the 1990s using ultraviolet photography, but also linear designs and some animal paintings.

In a 2018 study based on uranium-thorium dating, a hand stencil from the Cave of Maltravieso was dated to 64,000 years ago.

Tags Archaeological SiteCavePaleontological Site
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Address Avenida de Dulcinea, Cáceres 10005, Spain

Coordinates 39°27'26.893" N -6°22'15.083" E

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