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Admission free, limited seating - Museum lecture room

Saturday April 20 - 3 PM The Volp caves in Ariège
Robert Bégouen, curator of the Volp caves (Enlène, Trois-Frères and Tuc-d’Audubert), offers a visual visit of them. These caves are closed to the public for preservation reasons.
This major site of the Magdalenian period encloses the famous anthropomorphic figure of the « Sorcerer » in the Trois-Frères cave, the two clay bisons of the Tuc d’Audubert cave and numerous traces left by prehistoric men.
Saturday April 27 - PM The Gaztelu hill a "Magdalenian metropolis"
Alfonso Moure-Romanillo, professor of Prehistory at Santander University mentions the Magdalenian art from the Spanish viewpoint. He provides information on recent archaeological discoveries on the Cantabric coast, a main area for understanding the Magdalenian art of the Pyrenees. The conference will be followed by a film about the Altamira cave (Spanish version, no subtitle).
Saturday May 18 - PM Magdalenian art on Cantabric coast
Alfonso Moure-Romanillo, professor of Prehistory at Santander University mentions the Magdalenian art from the Spanish viewpoint. He provides information on recent archaeological discoveries on the Cantabric coast, a main area for understanding the Magdalenian art of the Pyrenees. The conference will be followed by a film about the Altamira cave (Spanish version, no subtitle).

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