Rock Shelters

Caves, sheltering overhangs, or other naturally occurring protected areas in the living rock that are or were used as shelters or dwellings by humans, other homonids, or other animals.

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3292
Names
rock shelters
rock shelter
rock-shelters
shelters, rock
rotsschuilplaatsen Dutch
rotsschuilplaats Dutch
cuevas Spanish
cueva Spanish
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Caves, sheltering overhangs, or other naturally occurring protected areas in the living rock that are or were used as shelters or dwellings by humans, other hominids, or animals.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007699. The J. Paul Getty Trust.