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.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Archaeology site
Construction:
Cave painting
Historical Period:
Bronze Age

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Linarejos (Manzanal de Arriba). 49593 Zamora.

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Municipality of Manzanal de Arriba. Zamora.

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