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Canchal de Melendro
The first examples of schematic cave paintings found in the province of Zamora are the shelters of Melendro and Covacha del Portillon where the technique consist of painting on quartzite basis. The Canchal of Melendro does not present too many motives and its paintings are located in the vicinity of the stream of Melendro. There are four groups of bars painted in a very faded red.
- Archaeology site
- Cave painting
- Historical Period:
- Bronze Age
Linarejos (Manzanal de Arriba). 49593 Zamora.
Ayuntamiento of Manzanal de Arriba
Municipality of Manzanal de Arriba. Zamora.
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Tourist Office Provincial of Zamora
Pza de Viriato s/n. Zamora. 49071 Zamora.
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