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Deers' Cave

What to see in Otranto, Lecce, Apulia


The pictograms, in guano of bat and red ochre, depict geometric shapes, human and animals, which date back to the neolithic period, between 4,000 and 3,000 BC figures represent hunters, animals (dogs, horses, deer), objects, magic symbols, abstract geometries and many scenes of hunting deer (from which the name of the cave). One of pictographs most famous is the so-called God that bale, which depicts a sorcerer dance.

  • Via Approdo di Enea, Porto Badisco, Otranto (Lecce)
  • Cave

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