Paleolithic fragments of animal figures were found at the Vela Spila site on the island of Korčula, which brought Croatia to the list of countries where traces of art from that time were found. But Venus from Fiber is unique because for the first time we have a depiction of a human figure, and researchers gave it the name LiliThe Vlakno cave on Dugi otok, which has been attracting the attention of the professional and scientific public for many years due to the richness of its findings, including the remains of the “oldest Dalmatian” named Šime, offered a new surprise to its researchers in the new archeological campaign. excavated various finds standard for the sites of this time, two very rare bone harpoons and a unique find for the area of Croatia, rare for European terms – Paleolithic Venus. After Šime, Dugi otok got its Lili, as the researchers called it, point out the University of Zadar.The value of this finding can be seen in the fact that in Croatia only fragments of animal figures were found at the Vela Spila site on the island of Korčula, which put Croatia on the list of countries where traces of Paleolithic art were found. But Venus from Fiber is unique because for the first time we also have a depiction of a human figure. The unique finding required a name. ” It is named after Lili in honor of a colleague who has been actively involved in cave exploration for years. For now, it is under conservation, followed by scientific processing, and after the presentation, it is possible that her character will gain wider significance in the future and become one of the recognizable souvenirs of Dugi otok.“Points out Dario Vujević from the Department of Archeology, University of Zadar.The cave has been attracting the attention of both experts and the general public for many years. It became the site of the discovery of Šime, currently the oldest known inhabitant of Dalmatia, and the discovery of engraved pebbles gave a rare opportunity to gain insight into the symbolism of prehistoric communities that inhabited the Adriatic area. New research by the Department of Archeology at the University of Zadar has brought to light a number of findings almost unique in this area that show that this cave will play an important role in interpreting the behavior of early prehistoric communities for many years to come.Photo: University of ZadarRelated news: VINKOVCI AS THE OLDEST CITY IN EUROPE MUST BE THE MAIN STAR OF EUROPEAN TOURISM<br /> <a href=”https://bs.serving-sys.com/Serving/adServer.bs?cn=brd&pli=1074171063&Page=&Pos=-1477388646″ target=”_blank”><br /> <img src=”https://bs.serving-sys.com/Serving/adServer.bs?c=8&cn=display&pli=1074171063&Page=&Pos=-1477388646″ border=0 width=1280 height=200></a><br />
New sensation from the Fiber cave – researchers found Paleolithic Venus!