Cuevas de la Araña en Bicorp
|Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin|
|Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List|
|UNESCO region||Europe and North America|
|Inscription||1998 (22nd Session)|
The Cuevas de la Araña (known in English as the Araña Caves or the Spider Caves) are a group of caves in the municipality of Bicorp in Valencia, eastern Spain. The caves are in the valley of the river Escalona and were used by prehistoric people who left rock art. They are known for painted images of a bow and arrow goat hunt and for a scene depicting a human figure.
The caves were discovered in the early twentieth century by a local teacher, Jaime Garí i Poch. They are included in the World Heritage Site Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin.
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