Contact details

Camino de la Cimbarra, a 1km. de Aldeaquemada
23215  Aldeaquemada, Jaén  (Andalusia)
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www.aldeaquemada.com
Tel.:+34 953669003
Tel.:+34 636006190

Location

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Province/Island:
Jaén

Jaén

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    World Heritage, a certification granted by UNESCO.


Description

Cave painting archaeological site

A UNESCO conference in Kyoto (Japan) in 1998, declared the Levantine Cave Painting Art in the Spanish Mediterranean Basin as a World Heritage site.

Aldeaquemada has a series of cave paintings, classified as 'schematic', in various parts of the region. There are a series of paintings depicting humans, hunting scenes and animals, while others are purely symbolic. One of the area's most representative works is the 'Tabla de Pochico' (Pochico Panel), which lies in Cimbarra waterfall Nature Park. UNESCO declared a total of 19 archaeological Levantine cave painting sites as World Heritage, including the 'Tabla de Pochico'.

Construction:
Prehistoric cave

Artistic period:
Prehistory

Setting:
Purísima Concepción Church; 'Pósito de Diezmo y Labradores'.

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