Browse the images below, taken from the Magura Cave, and discover the meaning behind the drawings.
The cave paintings allowed storing information about regional solar calendar, customs, religious festivals, and rituals of the society the earliest such representation yet discovered in Europe.
Solar Calendar This is one of the first calendars ever created and recorded by men calendar. It is remarkably accurate, containing 366 days in the year, four seasons and representation of days contained in a week.
Fertility Dance This represents a woman with raised hands dancing as symbol of beauty and sexual maturity.
Hunting The numerous hunting drawings tell us much about the society's structure. Men were in charge of hunting and providing food to women. They used to occupy the closer to the entrance galleries, meanwhile women occupied the inner, warmer and safer, parts.
Alien Many believe that they see a representation of an alien. More likely, however, is to believe that the local population used to consume a small mushroom that grows in the area which causes hallucinations.
Things to Experience
- Camping, trekking or just edmiring the beautiful Rabisha Lake
- Visit cave VENEZA, one of the most beautiful in Europe