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Gaura Chindiei - a limestone cave at the first Iron Gate of the Danube


The Gaura Chindiei cave is dated to around 12 000 to 10 000 BP.

Gaura Chindiei painting

Entrance to the Gaura Chindiei II Cave, near Pescari
Photo: http://cimec.cilea.it/livingpast/nr1/boroneant/mediu/poza17.htm


Gaura Chindiei

Sun image

Photo: http://www.cimec.ro/Arheologie/Boroneant-arheologia-pesterilor/index.html
Source: Arheologia peşterilor şi minelordin România ciMeC- 2000 Bucureşti www.cimec.ro




bird

Representation of a bird with open wings, and some enigmatic signs.

Photo: http://www.cimec.ro/Arheologie/Boroneant-arheologia-pesterilor/index.html
Source: Arheologia peşterilor şi minelordin România ciMeC- 2000 Bucureşti www.cimec.ro




hand

Positive imprint of a hand, and some signs interpreted as anthropomorphic.

Photo: http://www.cimec.ro/Arheologie/Boroneant-arheologia-pesterilor/index.html
Source: Arheologia peşterilor şi minelordin România ciMeC- 2000 Bucureşti www.cimec.ro




Boroneant

Vasile Boroneanţ, the foremost Romanian archeologist, with his latest book on caves and mines in Romania.

Photo: http://www.cimec.ro/Arheologie/Boroneant-arheologia-pesterilor/index.html
Source: Arheologia peşterilor şi minelordin România ciMeC- 2000 Bucureşti www.cimec.ro




Gaura Chindiei painting

The 'alphabetical encyclopaedia' found in the Gaura Chindiei Cave, Romania.


Photo: http://www.dacia.org/Dacian_Virtual_Museum/Symbols/symbols.html











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