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La Maison de la Dame

404 rue du Musee, 40330 Brassempouy, France
+33 5 58 89 21 73
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Very interesting

I never knew that such carvings from this period existed. Excellent tour and in a very pretty... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2014
Hertford, United Kingdom
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"la Maison de la Dame" is an exhibition space created in 2002 in order to highlight the prehistoric remains found in "la Grotte du Pape": lithic industry, animal bones and art objects showing an important human occupation thoughout all the Upper Paleolithic (-36.000/-10.000 years). among all of those artefacts are presented somme copies of the most beautiful Venus from European Paleolithic including "la Dame à la Capuche". Discovered here in 1894, this sculpture in mammoth ivory is the oldest reprsentation of human face known in the world (25.000 years old). Next to the museum, uhe "ArcheoParc" will show you all the technics of prehistoric times : flint knapping, hunting, build a fire...
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18 Apr 2014
“Very interesting”
3 days ago
“Belle activité à vivre en famille”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
404 rue du Musee, 40330 Brassempouy, France
+33 5 58 89 21 73
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

I never knew that such carvings from this period existed. Excellent tour and in a very pretty village not far from where I was staying at Marpaps.

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