Archaeology
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The Balzi Rossi caves (Ligurian: baussi rossi "red rocks") in Ventimiglia comune, Liguria, Italy, is one of the most important archaeological sites of the early Upper Paleolithic in Western Europe.

  • Riparo Mochi remains, evidence for the earliest presence of modern humans in Europe (early Aurignacian, 42,000 years ago).
  • Grimaldi Man (Gravettian, c. 25,000 years)
  • Venus figurines of Balzi Rossi (Gravettian, c. 22,000 years)
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