Grotto of Pryyma

Illustration

Volodimir Krashevskyi
by Helgi
published on 02 October 2017

The Grotto of Pryyma, a grotto consisting of several layers of limestone sandstone with different carburizing characteristics. It is the oldest settlement in cave conditions in the territory of Ukraine at the age of 45,000 years. In 2004 CE, the remains of Neanderthals were found in the grotto. According to archaeology, the settlement was used up to the Age of the Eneolithic. The grotto is located near the city of Nikolaev, Lviv region, Ukraine.

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