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The Loubières cave in Gorbio

Cultural, Tourist routes in Gorbio
  • Located on the Loubière plateau, some shards of ceramic were found in this cave, dating back to the end of Neolithic Age, as well as the Copper Age, the late Bronze Age and middle Bronze Age. The discovery of skeletal remains indicates that the cave was used as a burial site.

  • This cave, located on the Loubière plateau, is a small cavity formed in a mass of large blocks of Jurassic limestone. Excavations have delivered shards of ceramics from the Late Neolithic, Copper, Early Bronze and Middle Bronze Ages, which testify to an occupation of the site at the end of Prehistory between 5,000 and 3,500 BC.C. The discovery of human bones (corresponding to four adults, a teenager and a child) indicates a use of the place as a tomb cave without it being possible to know...
    This cave, located on the Loubière plateau, is a small cavity formed in a mass of large blocks of Jurassic limestone. Excavations have delivered shards of ceramics from the Late Neolithic, Copper, Early Bronze and Middle Bronze Ages, which testify to an occupation of the site at the end of Prehistory between 5,000 and 3,500 BC.C. The discovery of human bones (corresponding to four adults, a teenager and a child) indicates a use of the place as a tomb cave without it being possible to know which precise period is concerned.
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  • Environment
    • Mountain location
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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