Vogelherd Cave

Local nameVogelherdhöhle
LocationNiederstotzingen, Germany

The Vogelherd Cave is located in the eastern Swabian Jura, south-western Germany. This limestone karst cave came to scientific and public attention after the 1931 discovery of the Upper Palaeolithic Vogelherd figurines, attributed to paleo-humans of the Aurignacian culture. These miniature sculptures made of mammoth ivory rank among the oldest uncontested works of art of mankind. In 2017 the site became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura".

Tags UNESCOHeritageCaveArchaeological Site
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vogelherd_Cave

Official Website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1527/

Address Bissinger Straße, 89168, Germany

Coordinates 48°33'31.201" N 10°11'38.789" E

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