Grottes de Matupi

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Grottes de Matupi is part of the Tentative list of Congo (Democratic Republic) in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Grottes de Matupi is one of the major archaeological sites in sub-Saharan Africa. It has yielded a sequence of occupation spanning more than 40,000 years. The cave contains some of the oldest evidence in the world for microlithic tools.

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Full Name
Grottes de Matupi
Country
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Added
1997
Type
Mixed
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1997 Added to Tentative List

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