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Karain Cave, Antalya / Turkey

It a conjecture that prehistoric man had begun to live in this cave about 50,000 years ago, and it was a very ancient habitation district. Excavations have revealed some stone-axes, teeth of Neanderthals, and teeth of cave-bear and of lions belonging to the Stone Age (Paleolithic).And further it was unearthed some relics of the polished Stone Age (Neolithic)

Karain Cave is situated 27 km. from Antalya. You can reach it from the Burdur highway, turning left at the Karain sign. Digs have been continuing from 1946. You can see something in the Karain Museum and others in the Pre-History Section of Antalya Museum.

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