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foz coa - site de ribeira de piscos

foz coa - site de ribeira de piscos

The two heads of a horse in Fariseu rock 1, Coa Valley, Portugal. This is a method often used in the Upper Palaeolithic Coa Valley rock art (www.arte-coa.pt) to depict motion

The two heads of a horse in Fariseu rock Coa Valley, Portugal. This is a method often used in the Upper Palaeolithic Coa Valley rock art (www.pt) to depict motion

Prehistoric Rock-Art Site of the Côa Valley

Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (Castile and León - shared with Portugal)

BAPTISTA, António Martinho (2009) – Paradigm Lost: The Côa Valley and the Open-Air Palaeolithic Art in Portugal, Porto, Afrontamento, 254 p.

BAPTISTA, António Martinho – Paradigm Lost: The Côa Valley and the Open-Air Palaeolithic Art in Portugal, Porto, Afrontamento, 254 p.

chevaux gravés en plein air - foz coa - site de penascoa

chevaux gravés en plein air - foz coa - site de penascoa

The Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites of the Côa Valley are open-air Paleolithic archaeological sites located in a region of northeastern Portugal, along the Portuguese-Spanish border.  In the late 1980s, the engravings were discovered in Vila Nova de Foz Côa. The site is situated in the valley of the Côa River, and comprises thousands of engraved drawings of horses, bovines and other animal, human and abstract figures, dated from 22,000 to 10,000 years BCE.

The Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites of the Côa Valley are open-air Paleolithic…

Arte paleolítico al aire libre sobre la Roca 3 de la Peñascosa, Foz de Côa. Portugal.

Arte paleolítico al aire libre sobre la Roca 3 de la Peñascosa, Foz de Côa. Portugal.

PREHISTORIC ROCK-ART SITE OF THE COA VALLEY, Portugal & Spain: provides the best illustration of the iconographic themes and organization of Paleolithic rock art, beginning about 22,000 BC, using the same modes of expression in caves and in the open air, thus contributing to a greater understanding of this artistic phenomenon.  Thousands of animal figures have been engraved over several millennia.  They represent a unique example of the first manifestations of human symbolic creation.

The two Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley (Portugal) and Siega Verde (Spain) are located on the banks of the rivers Agueda and Cô.

Prehistoric Rock Engravings in Foz Coa, Portugal

Foz Côa Archaeological Park – Rock Art

A Passion for Portugal - Rock Art in the Foz Côa Valley & Archaeological Park Fiona Maclean, London Unattached

gravure sur rocher en plein air - mazouco - portugal

gravure sur rocher en plein air - mazouco - portugal

FOZ-COA - Portugal - des milliers de gravures comme ce bouquetin sont à voir

FOZ-COA - Portugal - des milliers de gravures comme ce bouquetin sont à voir

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mosteiro_castro_avelãs

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