General Information

Site Name: Fate

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Site Type: cave

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Country: Italy

General Location Description: Caverna delle Fate on the Manie Plateau, left flank of the Valle di Ponci, 280m asl, 4km northeast of Finale Ligure (Savona, Liguria).


Latitude (WGS84): 44.196° N

Longitude (WGS84): 8.368° E

Altitude: 280m

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Bibliography: Alhaique et al. 2005

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Linked Pages: Italy - Neanderthal


Additional Content

A Mousterian layer is separated by a clayey, sterile layer from superposed Neolithic material.
Lithic industry: Attributed to 'Moustérien typique' by Lumley (1970).


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