An exhibition brings an inaccessible cave more than 4,600 years old to the public

An exhibition brings an inaccessible cave more than 4,600 years old to the public

Inside an inaccessible burial cave over 4,683 years will be presented in the biggest exhibition of the year that will take place in Jávea. The event will be open from June 30 and will consist of 12 panels that reproduce the characteristics of the interior of the cave, such as the remains discovered and the entire excavation process, as well as subsequent cataloging methods. There will also be a series of illuminated display cabinets with some of the finds and a schematic reproduction of the paintings.

In addition to the physical presentation, Daniel Tejerina, from the University of Valencia, has been in charge of all 3D digitization of the cave and has produced a visual image that simulates a virtual visit to the inaccessible site.

Cave, call 'Migdia canyon of Montgo', Is completely inaccessible to the public and is located 375 meters from the sunny slopes of the Mongo. According to the local archaeologist, Ximo Bolufer, it is a “singular and unique necropolis", With funeral contents dating back to the period Chalcolithic.

The exhibition It will also be complemented by an educational workshop for schools, where the discovery will be explained and practical examples will be offered on how to make the same pottery as our ancestors.

The exhibition, financed by a grant of 69,504 euros from the Ministry of Culture, will eventually be installed in the Archaeological Museum of Jávea. A documentary is also being prepared that explains the entire work process carried out in the three excavation campaigns paid for by the Cirne foundation.

The mayor of Jávea, José Chulvi, expressed his appreciation for the work carried out by Cirne and stated that the project is an excellent example of coordination between the Ministry of Culture, the provincial council, the city council and the Cirne foundation. In addition, he clarified that the exhibition is a unique reference to "the history of our town”And a wonderful cultural attraction, not only for residents, but also for visitors from around the globe.

Meanwhile, the University of Mainz (Germany) is conducting DNA studies to delve into the particular details of the burials and to discover whether it was a family burial cave or, on the contrary, a tomb of a tribal leader.

Passionate about History, he has a degree in Journalism and Audiovisual Communication. Since he was a child he loved history and ended up exploring the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries above all.

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