cave near Sitovo
inscription was made about 6,500 years ago on the wall of a cave near
Sitovo (next to Plovdiv, Bulgaria).
The written signs are in two lines and each row is 3,4 meters long. The
signs are 40 cm. tall. You can distinguish many signs of the Old
European Script .
In the cave itself, besides the inscription, Neolithic ceramics was found
as well with characteristics of the Vinca group.
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Rome (in preparation)
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