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Summary

Paleolithic site

Class:

  • Building (other)
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Eryx [Erice]

Phoenician town

Castle of Venus

Castle of Venus

Castle of Balio

Castle of Balio

Venus Erycina

Tempel van Venus Erycina, modern Erice

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Grotta Mangiapane is the largest of nine Scurati Caves in Custonaci in the province of Trapani on Sicily. Mangiapane cave is ca  70 meters high, 13 wide and 50 deep. It has been settled as early as 20,000 years ago ( Upper Paleolithic / Late Stone Age). Among many prehistoric remains, thers were found teeth and bones of animals, flint and obsidian tools. There were still preserved cave paintings , curently in Paris.

See:

  1. https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grotte_di_Scurati