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The Grimaldi Man

Man of Cro-Magnon (Grimaldi Man), Museum of Anthropologic Prehistory, Monaco

The Grimaldi Man is the name given to the occupants of the Balzi Rossi caves, located in a place called Grimaldi, which is near the border town of Menton. Among the remains found there, there is a large Cro-Magnon man, as well as an adolescent male and an elderly woman who were both found in a two-person sepulchre.

The fossils are on display in the Monaco Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology.

Sous titre :
30.000 av. J.C.

Date de référence :
30 000 BC

Related Events :
An ancient occupation