Cueva del Indio

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This article is about the cave located in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. For the cave of the same name located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, see Arecibo, Puerto Rico § Landmarks and places of interest.
Cueva del Indio
Cueva del Indio is located in Puerto Rico
Cueva del Indio
Location 1.2 km north of Puerto Rico SR 19, Quebrada Arenas ward of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico
Coordinates 18°11′50″N 65°52′24″W / 18.19722°N 65.87333°W / 18.19722; -65.87333Coordinates: 18°11′50″N 65°52′24″W / 18.19722°N 65.87333°W / 18.19722; -65.87333
MPS Prehistoric Rock Art of Puerto Rico MPS
NRHP Reference # 03000884[1]
Added to NRHP September 4, 2003

Cueva del Indio, in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, is a prehistoric rock art site in what is now a public park. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

Artifacts at the site appear to stem from Late Ceramic Period, third phase, i.e. from A.D. 1200 to 1500.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michele H. Hayward, Michael A. Cinquino, and Mark A. Steinback (September 30, 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Cueva del Indio / LP-6 Cueva del Indio" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 7, 2016.  (also available here)with photos