2 July 2020

Dolmen and Menhir

In Finale there is the presence of megalithic structures that could be referred to the same cultures of the late prehistoric period that produced the series of cave etchings that are present on various rocky surfaces, locally called “ciappi” (Ciappu de Cunche, Ciappu del Sale, Ciappu dei Ceci).
8 June 2020

The Neolithic Age – The New Stone Age

4 June 2020

The Pollera Cave

The Pollera cave is one of the most important karst caves with an archaeological deposit in Finale.
28 May 2020

Ciappo delle Conche

The rock carvings of Ciappo delle Conche, like most of the graffiti from Finale, are carved in Finale stone, scientifically called Finale Ligure Limestone, datable to the oligo-miocene age...
28 May 2020

Ciappo del Sale

The complex of rock carvings of Ciappo del Sale is of notable interest, in particular for the subjects represented. After Ciappu de Conche, already known by scholars since the late 19th century, that represents the main complex of prehistoric “art” in Finale.
28 May 2020

Arma delle Mànie

The Arma delle Mànie is one of the most fascinating archaeological sites of Finale. The large stone vault that can be seen at a distance on the Mànie plateau holds a sequence of archaeological layers that document human frequentation between the Palaeolithic and the Neolithic period.
26 May 2020

The Arene Candide Cave

The Arene Candide cave is a prehistoric site of international importance for it’s long human frequentation and for the discovery within the cave of the grave of “The Young Price”, a hunter from the Upper Palaeolithic that died when he was 15 due to a violent trauma to the face. He was therefore buried within the cave with all the honours of a chief and so accompanied by rich grave goods.
8 February 2019

The Young Prince of the Arene Candide

The “Young Prince of the Arene Candide” is one of the most important burials known from the upper Palaeolithic.