The Pileta Cave
The caveof "la Pileta" wasdiscoveredin 1905byJoséBullónLobato, in themountainous countrysideof theSerrania deRonda,inthe municipalityofBenaoján, includingJurassiclimestonepeaksoftheSierra deLíbarandGuadiaro.
Because of theimportanceofhispaintings, was declareda National Monument bytheSpanish statein 1924.Hisvisittakes placebetweenlargeroomsand galleries withdifferentformationsandvariednatural colors:crystallake,to the GreatChasm,awesomeabyssat the bottomoftheBoardofFish.
Theoldest paintingsareyellow,animals andsigns, followed bytheredandfinallyblackcharcoal.The firstwasdatedbetween30,000and 32,000years BCand themostresentbetween4,000and 5,000years BCAmongthemostrepresentativepaintingsinclude:horses,goats, bullsandahuge fish,as well asmysterious signs.
Itsmorethan 3000performancesmake"La Pileta" APrehistoricSanctuary.
- Located outside an urban area
- Inland area
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