VELA CAVE, VELA LUKA, ISLAND KORČULA

Vela Cave - is the most important prehistoric archaeological site in the Mediterranean and one of the most important in Europe. It is located above the Vela Luka to the hiking trails in the length of 950 m

Vela Cave - is the most important prehistoric archaeological site in the Mediterranean and one of the most important in Europe. It is located above the Vela Luka to the hiking trails in the length of 950 m

Rials found evidence of settlement offers and all forms of life several prehistoric human communities that have used caves for everyday life and for the burial of their dead. Thousands of found fragments of pottery, whole vessels and other movable and immovable objects are represented by first-rate importance. For them, the printed pages of cultural, social, spiritual and economic relations with the users of Vela Cave immediate and distant parts of the Adriatic and the Mediterranean. According to the current level of research concludes that the cave was continuously inhabited from the Neolithic Age, ie about 20 000 years before Christ, and is indicated by the occasional presence of man and the next era - the Bronze and Iron Age. Was used by Greeks, Romans and Byzantines, until the present day.

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