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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula, Spain

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula is a World Heritage Site recognizing the largest concentration of prehistoric paintings in Europe. The sites are spread along the eastern Mediterranean basin, in the autonomous communities of Andalusia, Aragón, Castile-La Mancha, Catalonia, Murcia and Valencia.

The rock art of the Mediterranean Basin dates from 4,500 BC to 10,000 BC. They depict the art of two different groups of people - the oldest were made by the hunter-gatherers while the more recent by farming peoples. The first of these rock paintings was discovered in Teruel in 1903.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 22nd session of the World Heritage Committee in Kyoto, Japan, on 30 November - 5 December, 1998.

Location: N39 47 23.82 W1 1 59.916 in the Autonomous Communities of Andalusia, Aragón, Castille-La Mancha, Catalonia, Murcia and Valencia.
Inscription Year: 1998
Type: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III
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