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Site Name: Cueva de Higueral de Motillas

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Site Type: cave

More Info to Site Type: Higueral de Motillas is one the numerous caves situated in the western part of Iberian peninsula (Cadiz-Spain); it is included in the Solutrean-technological complex. And known for its cave paintings.

Discovery Year: 1974

First Description: Santiago Vílche 1980

Chronological Abstract: Upper Solutrean, Magdalenian (III and IV), Neolithic and Bronze Age levels. The Upper Solutrean level consists of 881 faunal remains, most of them from deers and goats.



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Country: Spain

General Location Description: Higueral de Motillas is situated in the Motillas mountain in the western part of the Iberian peninsula (Cadiz-Spain). Between the provinces of Cortes and Jerez de la Frontera.


Latitude (WGS84): 36.55° N

Longitude (WGS84): 5.59° W


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Bibliography: Sanchez & Anconetani 1997; Santiago Vílche 2009

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