martes, 15 de septiembre de 2015

Cave of the Angel: Discoveries of a half a million year old Spanish Cave


1/2. Image Credit : Cueva del Ángel
 
On the 1st of September 2015, archaeologist, Cecilio Barroso sat before local Spanish press at Lucena City Hall to announce the latest discoveries made at a cave in the outskirts of the small town in southern Spain.

The Cave of the Angel Archaeological Project has been going now for twenty years and boasts one of the largest archaeological teams in Spain. As of 2015, over 70 scientists have been involved in the project in various capacities. Each summer brings a new crop of volunteers to the town of Lucena to be a part of an intriguing project. Providing them with experience in the field and the scientists with noteworthy evidence of hominin activity at the cave over the past 500,000 years or so. [...] HeritageDaily