Allar Cave

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Allar Cave
Allar mağarası
Location Azerbaijan Allar village, Yardymli Rayon, Azerbaijan

Allar Cave (Azerbaijani: Allar mağarası) is a cave and Stone Age (Middle Paleolithic human settlement. The cave is on the left bank of the Vilesh River, in Allar village, Yardymli Rayon, Azerbaijan, at an altitude of 1,500 metres (4,900 ft) above sea level.

The cave was discovered in 1993 during an archeological expedition organized by the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, under the guidance of A.G. Jafarov. The expedition uncovered nine Middle Paleolithic stone items.

External links[edit]

  • Zar mağara düşərgəsi на сайте Министерства Культуры и Туризма Азербайджана.
  • Национальная Академия Наук Азербайджана. Институт Археологии и Этнографии. (2008). Археология Азербайджана. Каменный век (в 6 томах). 1. Баку: Şərq-Qərb. p. 448. ISBN 978-9952-448-38-2.