Cave of the Pietrazzi
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Cave of the Pietrazzi

“The cavity is located upstream of the Molara Grotto and according to the project I presented to the Superintendency of Monuments, it should be part of the Molara Speleoarchaeological Park with the Grotta degli Spiriti (Pa. N. 181). I point out among the stones at the base of the well fossil bones of Elephas falconeri and Iena crocuta (Geological Museum "GG Gemmellaro")."

(Text source: Giovanni Mannino: Guide to the Prehistory of Palermo - List of prehistoric sites in the province of Palermo - Palermo: Sicilian Institute for Political and Economic Studies, 2008. 

Bibliography and further in-depth documents:

100) FIRST SICILY - AT THE ORIGINS OF SICILIAN SOCIETY - volume first edited by Sebastiano Tusa Palermo 1997.

198) D. Petruso - V. Forgia - L. Sineo: The human population of Sicily: an interdisciplinary review in the Archive for Anthropology and Ethnology - Vol. CXLIV (2014)

Download file:  SINEO et al

200) Gioconda La Magna (edited by) Between Etna and Simeto - Archaeological research in Adrano and its territory - Proceedings of the study meeting for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Adrano Museum Adrano, 8 June 2005 - Library of the Regional Province of Catania 2009. Download file: The_Neolithic_in_Valle_del_Simeto 

Ignazio Caloggero:

History of Sicily - 1.2. Paleolithic and Mesolithic:

History of Sicily - 1.2.1: Religious sentiments and burials in the Paleolithic and Mesolithic

History of Sicily - 1.2.2: Art in the Paleolithic and Mesolithic

History of Sicily - 1.2.3: Archaeological sites of the Sicilian Paleolithic and Mesolithic

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero Web

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