Rock Painting of Shulgan-Tash Cave

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Rock Painting of Shulgan-Tash Cave is part of the Tentative list of Russia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Rock Painting of Shulgan-Tash Cave (also known as Kapova Cave) cover 195 red ochre paintings in the long cave’s halls. They date from the Late Paleolithic era (up to 36,400 years ago). Geometric motifs, animals and humans are depicted. Shulgan-Tash Cave is also seen as a cult sanctuary and legends from the ancient Bashkorts are attached to it.

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Full Name
Rock Painting of Shulgan-Tash Cave
Country
Russia
Added
2018
Type
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2018 Added to Tentative List

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